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Who Should Lead Biden’s HUD?

“The reason why so many successful HUD secretaries have been mayors is you have to understand where the money goes when it leaves HUD.” – David M. Dworkin

Affordable housing groups look to Biden to fulfill campaign promises

David Dworkin, president and CEO of the National Housing Conference, applauded Biden’s appointment of two housing industry experts to his transition team.

“On behalf of the National Housing Conference, I would like to congratulate President-elect Biden for moving quickly to appoint Don Graves and Erika Poethig as leaders within the agency review teams…”

How President-Elect Joe Biden Proposes To Change Housing Policies

“Anti-discrimination legislation, like ending redlining—which Biden proposes—in housing is crucial. What Biden is proposing would help millions of Americans. There’s a disturbing element of ‘I’ve got mine, too bad for you.’ Some people say, ‘I put 20% down on the house, why can’t you?’” – David M. Dworkin

Advocates plead for housing aid as eviction cliff looms

“David Dworkin, president and CEO of the National Housing Conference, estimated that it will take $25 billion to $35 billion to cover the rent due to landlords. ‘Congress is going to have to pay this bill, sooner or later. It’s going to be a lot more expensive later,’ Dworkin said.”

Federal Reserve Issues Notice on CRA Changes

“In a year where partisanship has tainted every corner of political discourse, this is a refreshing exception,” said NHC president and CEO David M. Dworkin. “The Fed’s unanimous support for a modernized approach to CRA sets the table for the FDIC and OCC to come together on a unified approach.”

Fed releases proposal to reform CRA

The National Housing Conference, a fierce critic of the OCC’s reform of CRA, said the Fed’s proposal could lead the way to a united approach to modernizing the CRA. The Fed’s approach “is likely to improve investment to low- and moderate-income households and communities,” the housing group said in a statement.

The drivers impacting home buying decisions now

“We need to build a lot more housing. That’s going to be really important coming out of this recession because housing has actually helped lead the way out of recession; every recession we’ve had since 1960, except for the last one.” – David M. Dworkin

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