White House Nominates Seth Daniel Appleton to Head HUD Policy Development and Research

President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate Seth Daniel Appleton to be HUD assistant secretary for Policy Development and Research (PD&R). Mr. Appleton currently serves as acting assistant secretary and general deputy assistant secretary at HUD’s Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations. He previously served as a senior staff member in the U.S. House of Representatives, most recently as chief of staff for Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) from 2009 to 2017. During his tenure in the House, Mr. Appleton focused on policy issues related to housing, financial services, small business, and agriculture, among other subjects. He earned a B.A. in history from Stanford University.