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Former BPC Housing Director Tapped for HUD Deputy

Housing / Press Release May 4, 2017

BPC applauds President Trump’s decision to nominate Pam Patenaude to serve as deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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4 steps Ben Carson should take as HUD secretary

Housing / News January 10, 2017

Dr. Ben Carson, President-elect Trump’s choice to serve as HUD secretary, is uniquely positioned to spearhead a national effort to better integrate health care and supportive services with housing.

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Providing Options to Rural Older Adults

Housing / Page February 24, 2016

Aging in place is a priority for a majority of rural elderly residents as they strive to remain close to children and grandchildren, old friends, and their communities.

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New HUD chief Castro is ready to start pushing homeownership

Housing / News October 7, 2014

Like previous housing secretaries, Julián Castro wants to make it easier for more Americans to buy homes. But with credit still tight after the financial meltdown of a few years ago, he prefers to avoid setting any specific target.

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New HUD Secretary outlines his vision for last years of Obama Administration

Housing / News September 16, 2014

The new Housing And Urban Development Secretary sees HUD as a department of opportunity, not just a department of housing. The keynote afternoon speaker at the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Summit in Washington, D.C., Julián Castro, said he is focused…

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How Julian Castro plans to lower your rent and help you buy a home

Housing / News September 16, 2014

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro on Tuesday laid out two of his main priorities going forward: boosting homeownership and combating the nation’s “rental housing crisis.”

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Castro pushes for housing finance reform legislation

Housing / News September 16, 2014

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro on Tuesday urged Congress to continue pushing forward on passage of a housing finance reform bill.

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HUD’s Castro Looking to End Shame of Promoting Homeownership

Housing / News September 16, 2014

U.S. officials will work with mortgage lenders to ease credit and boost homeownership, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said today in his first major speech since taking office in July.

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Former HUD Secretary: Housing assistance programs in dire need of reform

Housing / News September 15, 2014

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros says that the current affordable housing assistance programs are skewed in both scope and effect, shutting out three of four of those in need.

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Housing and mortgage financing are not ready for demographic shift

Housing / News September 15, 2014

The housing industry and the mortgage finance industry are not ready for the great demographic shift that is coming as boomers age and a more ethnically diverse block of millennials and post-millennials come of age.

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