Posts Tagged ‘harry sewell’

Attorney General Unsympathetic to Former Housing Boss

LL will say this for former D.C. Housing Finance Agency boss Harry Sewell: He's got chutzpah. After getting canned last year following LL's stories about his extravagant corporate card use ($1,300 at a Miami Beach night club!), Sewell sued the District for breach of contract, claiming that using his agency credit card for personal expenses didn't break any [...]

Ousted Housing Finance Director Sues D.C. Over Credit Card Rules

High-living former District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency boss Harry Sewell is back. After getting the boot last November following LL's stories about how he used his agency credit card at a luxury shoe store and Miami nightclubs, Sewell filed a lawsuit Friday against his old agency for firing him over more than 600 charges.
In his breach [...]

Housing Finance Boss Put on Administrative Leave, Hires Michael Vick’s Attorney

Free-spending D.C. Housing Finance Authority executive director Harry Sewell might have finally lost access to his agency credit card. Sewell has been placed on administrative leave, according to a spokesman for his agency.
Sewell's leave, first reported earlier today by the Washington Business Journal, comes after LL reported on his cavalier attitude toward his agency credit card. He racked up [...]

Fantastic Plastic

Harry Sewell lived well in the summer of 2008. He’d already spent $5,653.70 earlier that year on a four night stay in a La Jolla, Calif., resort, but his trips to Miami rivaled even that. In one memorable trip, Sewell, the executive director of the D.C. Housing Finance Agency, spent $1,774.23 at world-famous sushi restaurant [...]