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GENERAL OF TEXAS
Mr. Jeffrey T. Pend Deputy General ounsel Texas Depa' lent of Housing and Community P,O, Bo' 3941 Austi , Texas 78711-3941
OR20 10-107 13 Dear Mr. Pender: You ask whether certain information is subject to required public disclosure under the Public Information Act (the "Act"), chapter 552 of the Government Code, Your request was assignedID# 385204,
The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (the "department") received three requests from two different requestors for: (1) the addresses of homes receiving weatherization services by Sheltering Arms Services of Houston ("Sheltering Arms") as well as the amount of weatherization repairs performed; (2) a 2009 monitoring report regarding Sheltering Arms' weatherization services; and (3) Sheltering Arms's response to this report. Although you state the department takes no position with respect to the public availability of the requested information, you state its release may implicate the proprietary interests of Sheltering Arms, Accordingly, you state, and provide documentation showing, the department notified Sheltering Arms of the request and of its right to submit arguments to this office as to why the requested infonnation should not be released, See Gov't Code 552.305(d); see also Open Records Decision No, 542 (1990) (determining statutory predecessor to section 552.305 permits governmental body to rely on interested third party raise and explain the applicability of exception to disclose under Act in certain
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