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}}{{tnr}}{{ExecDeptsbox}}The '''Department of Housing and Urban Development''' (HUD) is a United States executive department formed in 1965 in order "to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business."<ref name="mission">[http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/about/mission ''Department of Housing and Urban Development'', "Mission," accessed January 13, 2013]</ref> The Department stems from the U.S. Housing Act of 1937.<ref name="hist">[http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/about/hud_history ''U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development'', "HUD History," accessed January 10, 2014]</ref>  The current Secretary of Housing and Urban Development is [[Shaun Donovan]], who was [[Appointment confirmation process|confirmed]] by the [[United States Senate|Senate]] on January 22, 2009.<ref name="confirmation">[https://www.ncsha.org/blog/senate-confirms-shaun-donovan-new-hud-secretary ''NCSHA'', "Senate Confirms Shaun Donovan as New HUD Secretary," January 27, 2008]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}{{ExecDeptsbox}}The '''Department of Housing and Urban Development''' (HUD) is a United States executive department formed in 1965 in order "to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business."<ref name="mission">[http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/about/mission ''Department of Housing and Urban Development'', "Mission," accessed January 13, 2013]</ref> The Department stems from the U.S. Housing Act of 1937.<ref name="hist">[http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/about/hud_history ''U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development'', "HUD History," accessed January 10, 2014]</ref>  The current Secretary of Housing and Urban Development is [[Julian Castro]], who was [[Appointment confirmation process|confirmed]] by the [[United States Senate|Senate]] on July 9, 2014.<ref name="confirmation">[https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/113-2014/s219 ''GovTrack'', "On the Nomination: Julian Castro," July 9, 2014]</ref>
  
 
The Department of Housing and Urban Development employed 8,982 people in 2012.<ref name="BestPlaces"/>
 
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{{Quote|HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.<ref name="mission"/>}}
 
{{Quote|HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.<ref name="mission"/>}}
 
===Leadership===
 
===Leadership===
[[Shaun Donovan]] currently holds the position of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
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[[Julian Castro]] currently holds the position of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
 
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===Sequester===
 
===Sequester===
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced employees would be furloughed for seven days in 2013.<ref>[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/11/department-of-housing-and-urban-development_n_2854485.html ''Huffington Post'', "Department Of Housing And Urban Development Plans Weeklong Shutdown Due To Sequestration," March 11, 2013]</ref>
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The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced employees would be furloughed for seven days in 2013.<ref>[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/11/department-of-housing-and-urban-development_n_2854485.html ''Huffington Post'', "Department Of Housing And Urban Development Plans Weeklong Shutdown Due To Sequestration," accessed March 11, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 15:13, 10 July 2014

Department of Housing and Urban Development
US-DeptOfHUD-Seal.svg
Secretary:Julian Castro
Deputy Secretary:Maurice Jones
Annual budget:44.0 billion (2013)
Total employed:8,982 (2012)
Year created:1965
Official website:http://www.hud.gov/

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is a United States executive department formed in 1965 in order "to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business."[1] The Department stems from the U.S. Housing Act of 1937.[2] The current Secretary of Housing and Urban Development is Julian Castro, who was confirmed by the Senate on July 9, 2014.[3]

The Department of Housing and Urban Development employed 8,982 people in 2012.[4]

History

Following are important events throughout the Department's history:[2]

  • 1937: U.S. Housing Act passed
  • 1965: Department of Housing and Urban Development Act passed, officially forming the Department
  • 1968: Fair Housing Act outlaws most housing discrimination
  • 1988: Indian Housing Act passed, expanding the Department's role into housing for Native Americans and Alaskan Indians
  • 2000: American home ownership percentage reached a record high 67.7%

Structure

Mission

The official Department mission statement is as follows:

HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.[1][5]

Leadership

Julian Castro currently holds the position of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

Note: Votes marked "N/A" represent voice votes or unrecorded votes. Missing votes will be filled as they are researched.


Organizational chart

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Analysis

Budget

The requested budget for the 2013 fiscal year is $44.0 billion, 21.3% lower than the 2012 budget of $55.9 billion.[6]

Employment

The Best Places to work in the Federal Government is a website that tracks workforce trends in federal agencies. According to their analysis, from 2008-2012, the Department of Housing and Urban Development lost an average of 74 jobs per year.[4]

Sequester

The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced employees would be furloughed for seven days in 2013.[7]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term U.S. + Department + Housing + Urban + Development

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

HUD News Feed

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See also

External links

References