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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SAN FRANCISCO -- Jack Kemp, former secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), has been named to the board of directors for Epoch Innovations.
Kemp served as secretary of Housing and Urban Development, while also receiving the Republican Party's nomination for Vice President in 1996.
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House of Representatives and served four years as secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the administration of President George H.
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Cohen and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Jack Kemp to the US&T Board of Directors.
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