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Julián Castro’s Priorities for 2015

Housing / News November 9, 2014

In the Bipartisan Policy Center speech, I said it used to be pretty easy to get a home loan. Today, it’s too hard.

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Reform Initiatives Hold Promise for the Housing Market

Henry Cisneros / Blog October 28, 2014

Housing agencies recognize it is possible to manage risk with sound underwriting, while simultaneously expanding access to mortgage credit.

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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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Secretary Julián Castro to Headline BPC Housing Summit

Housing / Press Release September 11, 2014

Washington, DC – Secretary Julián Castro, our nation’s 16th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will give keynote remarks at the Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy 2014 Housing Summit hosted by BPC. The Summit will take place on September 15 and 16 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.

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Housing Summit Series: Ali Solis

Housing / Blog July 15, 2014

Ali Solis Next up is Ali Solis, the senior vice president of public policy and external affairs for Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. Ali will team up with an impressive set of speakers to discuss the Low Income Housing Tax Credit on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 16. Check out her thoughts on the BPC recommendation to increase the LIHTC by 50 percent and how she is inspired to work to improve the odds for the 19 million families facing housing insecurity in our country. 

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2014 Housing Summit

Housing / September 15, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET

Over 1,000 private-sector experts, elected officials, scholars, advocates, and industry leaders gathered to discuss and debate America’s housing policy.

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