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New HUD Budget Could Defund Rental Assistance, Other Programs


“This budget is bad policy and bad politics. It undermines years of public-private investments in housing and community development that have had broad bipartisan support, like the CDFI Fund and block grant funding for neighborhood redevelopment. It even cuts the Capital Magnet Fund and National Housing Trust Fund, which aren’t even paid for by taxpayers.”
– David M. Dworkin

White House Proposes to Slash HUD Programs


“The best thing one can say about this budget is that it is dead on arrival,” says David M. Dworkin, president and CEO of the National Housing Conference, a nonpartisan affordable housing advocacy organization. “This budget is bad policy and bad politics. It undermines years of public-private investments in housing and community development that have had broad bipartisan support, like the CDFI Fund and block grant funding for neighborhood redevelopment. It even cuts the Capital Magnet Fund and National Housing Trust Fund, which aren’t even paid for by taxpayers.”

David Dworkin Named Head of NHC


“I am excited by the opportunity to advance NHC’s mission, and the cause of housing in America,” said Dworkin. “The American home has been under unprecedented threat since the housing crisis. Now more than at any time in recent history, America’s renters and homeowners need NHC and its members to fight for quality affordable housing. I look forward to fulfilling the trust that the NHC board of governors has placed in me.”

David M. Dworkin Named National Housing Conference Chief


“I am excited by the opportunity to advance NHC’s mission, and the cause of housing in America,” said Dworkin. “The American Home has been under unprecedented threat since the housing crisis. Now more than at any time in recent history, America’s renters and homeowners need NHC and its members to fight for quality affordable housing. I look forward to fulfilling the trust which the NHC Board of Governors has placed in me,” he said.

Even ‘Sesame Street’ lobbied on tax reform


David Dworkin will be the next president and chief executive of the National Housing Conference, an affordable housing nonprofit. Dworkin was previously a senior housing policy adviser in the Treasury Department’s domestic finance office. Before that, he worked on the Obama administration’s Detroit revitalization efforts and spent more than a decade at Fannie Mae.

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