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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Recommendation: In order to better promote green building practices, the Secretary of HUD should direct the appropriate program offices to proactively work with Department of Energy (DOE) to expeditiously implement energy-efficiency updates to the HUD Manufactured Housing Code.
The bill would permit a taxpayer to take a 5 percent credit during a 10-year period for cash contributions made to any one of 10 community development corporations (CDCs) selected by the Secretary of HUD.
Martinez enters this position having distinguished himself as an attorney and Mayor in Orlando, the Secretary of HUD and the first Cuban-American U.
Secretary of HUD, made the announcement at the home of the 5,000th Dallas family to achieve homeownership through Enterprise Dallas' management of the Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP).
After an investigation, the Secretary of HUD determined that there was reasonable cause to believe that discriminatory housing practices had occurred and issued a charge of discrimination.
These include: rolling back the Ginnie Mae guaranty fee increase, slated to go into effect in fiscal year 2004; permanently extending the FHA streamlined down payment formula; eliminating the cap on FHA 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs); setting a uniform national loan limit for FHA reverse mortgages for seniors; indexing FHA multifamily mortgage limits each year to the annual construction cost indexes of the Bureau of the Census; and addressing future cost increases in high-cost areas by increasing the maximum high-cost multiplier or percentage for FHA multifamily loans from 110 percent to 140 percent of the base, with discretion given to the secretary of HUD to increase the percentage to 170 percent on a project-by-project basis.
Manzullo's letter to Secretary of HUD Alphonso Jackson can be found at the following link - http://www.
John Transvina, Assistant Secretary of HUD will be on hand to discuss compliance of Section 3, and former Congressman J.
If the GSEs fail to make a good faith effort to achieve HUD'a affordable housing goals, the Secretary of HUD has the authority to impose civil money penalties of up to $10,000 for each day the failure occurs.
Kemp also served for four years as Secretary of HUD, and proved to be one of our nation's most innovative leaders in that role.
Cisneros, former US Secretary of HUD and current Executive Chairman of real estate investment company, CityView, today announced that Bruce Crane has been hired as Vice President - Multi-Family to oversee acquisitions and dispositions for this investment platform including the recent acquisition of 147-unit The Venue at Warner Center Apartments in Woodland Hills, CA.
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