The Senate Banking Committee will hold a nomination hearing for several HUD officials on November 20 at 10:00 a.m. ET in Room 538 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. Nominees include Brian D. Montgomery for deputy secretary (see Memo 10/11), David C. Woll, Jr., for assistant secretary for the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD), and John Bobbitt for assistant secretary for housing operations. The hearing will be live streamed at: https://tinyurl.com/ygjm5uts
Mr. Montgomery currently serves as HUD’s acting deputy secretary, as well as assistant secretary for housing and federal housing commissioner. Mr. Montgomery served as head of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) under President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama. Mr. Woll currently serves as principal deputy assistant secretary of CPD and previously served as deputy general counsel for enforcement and fair housing at HUD. He worked on Superstorm Sandy recovery with the New Jersey state government. Mr. Bobbitt previously served in diverse executive roles in the private and public sectors.