President Donald Trump nominated Leonard Wolfson to be HUD assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental relations, sending the nomination to the Senate on October 25. Mr. Wolfson has served as associate vice president of legislative affairs for the Mortgage Bankers Association. He previously served as HUD general deputy assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental relations during the George W. Bush administration. During that time, he led HUD’s legislative efforts to modernize the Federal Housing Administration as part of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. Mr. Wolfson’s career began in 1996 on the staff of his hometown congressional representative, Christopher Shays.
The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would prohibit “mixed-status” immigrant families from living in public and other subsidized housing, despite the fact that ineligible immigrants…May 20, 2019
NLIHC has prepared a sample comment letter about HUD’s proposed Section 3 rule that organizations can adapt to their priorities. NLIHC urges residents and advocates to submit comments before the June…May 20, 2019
HUD Secretary Ben Carson will testify before the House Financial Services Committee during a HUD oversight hearing on Tuesday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The hearing will take place in 2128 Rayburn…May 20, 2019