Statement from NAHB Chairman Carl Harris on Retirement of HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge

Contacts: Elizabeth Thompson
(202) 266-8495

Stephanie Pagan
(202) 266-8254

Carl Harris, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Wichita, Kan., today issued the following statement after U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge announced she is retiring from her Cabinet position effective March 22:

“NAHB commends Sec. Fudge for her strong commitment to housing and we wish her well in her upcoming retirement. NAHB has enjoyed a productive relationship with Sec. Fudge as we have worked together toward our mutual goal to seek affordable homeownership and rental housing opportunities for hardworking American families. We look forward to working with the current leadership at HUD and Sec. Fudge’s successor to enact policies that will boost the supply of affordable housing and keep the housing industry and economy moving forward.”