Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

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Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

The head of the U.S. federal government department charged with promoting homeownership. He or she oversees the Federal Housing Administration and has a relationship with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The secretary also provides vouchers to make rent more affordable and provides grants for community development. He or she is appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.
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NEW YORK & WASHINGTON -- DC Area Sept 20 Evening Reception To Be Co-Hosted by Clinton Press Secretary Mike McCurry, Bush Press Secretary Ari Fleisher, and Jack Kemp, former HUD Secretary for President H.
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan launched this year's commemoration at an event featuring the new film "A Matter of Place," which documents three personal stories of housing discrimination in New York City.
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