I have same problem. I want to transfer my domain to GoDaddy, but I received an email today from them:
The administrative contact for the following domain name(s)
has DECLINED your request to transfer the domain(s), or did
not respond to our request to confirm the transfer:
The administrative contact listed by the current registrar
If you feel you have received this message in error,
you may contact Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This message was generated automatically. Please respond
using the Customer Service email address provided above.
The domain name is already expired with DreamHost. What can I do?