Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on the Selection of Rep. Fudge as HUD Secretary

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Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., today issued the following statement regarding President-elect Joe Biden’s pick of Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) as the next secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development:

“NAHB congratulates Rep. Fudge on her selection as HUD secretary. Upon her confirmation to the Cabinet post, NAHB looks forward to working with Secretary Fudge to enact a robust rental assistance program to help millions of renters and small business property owners who have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. We also seek to work together to ensure qualified home buyers have access to housing credit and to promote affordable homeownership and rental housing opportunities for all Americans.”