Neal Rackleff Nominated as HUD Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development

President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate Neal Rackleff to be the assistant secretary for HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development. Mr. Rackleff has served as the director of Houston's Housing and Community Development Department. According to a White House announcement, during his tenure Houston became the first major city to effectively end veteran homelessness while chronic homelessness declined more than 70%. Mr. Rackleff is a partner at the Locke Lord law firm where he focuses on community and economic development, affordable housing, and inner-city revitalization.