Statement from NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald on Ben Carson’s Confirmation as HUD Secretary

March 02, 2017

Granger MacDonald, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Kerrville, Texas, today issued the following statement regarding the Senate confirmation of Ben Carson as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development:

“NAHB congratulates Dr. Ben Carson on becoming the nation’s 17th HUD secretary. Dr. Carson knows that removing regulatory barriers is a necessary component of any national housing policy and that housing is key to the long-term health of the U.S. economy. NAHB looks forward to working with Dr. Carson and his new team to ensure that housing is a national priority, to promote policies that will keep the housing industry moving forward and to provide affordable homeownership and rental opportunities for all Americans.”