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 the Bipartisan Policy Center. The Summit will take place on September 15 and 16 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.
Secretary Castro, who was recently sworn in as HUD Secretary, will make remarks at the conclusion of the Summit on Tuesday, September 16.
“We are deeply honored that Secretary Castro, so early in his tenure at HUD, has chosen to participate in the Summit,” said Pamela H. Patenaude, director of housing policy at BPC. “We look forward to hearing the secretary discuss critical issues, such as improving access to affordable housing and revitalizing our nation’s urban areas,” she added.
On Monday, September 15, former Congressman Rick Lazio will also moderate an unprecedented conversation with five former HUD Secretaries – Henry Cisneros, Carla Hills, Alphonso Jackson, Mel Martinez and Steve Preston – who will reflect on their experiences leading the department and share their insights on how to respond to the major challenges facing the housing sector. Shaun Donovan, the new OMB Director and former HUD Secretary, will also be honored at the event on Monday, September 15.
The Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy 2014 Housing Summit is the definitive event for those seeking a deeper understanding of the policy choices that will shape the future of housing in our country.
Media interested in attending the Summit should request credentials through Abbey Brandon at [email protected].
U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001