The District of Columbia

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

The Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs and is the principal contact point within DMPED for advice and policy guidance on matters pertaining to the administration of the FOIA. All requests are handled professionally and expeditiously.

FOIA requests may be oral or in writing. If the request is written, the envelope shall prominently be marked "FOIA Request." The FOIA Officer may request that an oral request be reduced to writing, if the requested records are not customarily made available by the public body.

For more information on how to file a FOIA request, visit the Government Resource Center.

FOIA Officer
Ayesha Abbasi 

Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 202 230-6703