Julia Gordon is sworn in as Deputy Housing Secretary and Federal Housing Commissioner

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Julia Gordon is sworn in as Deputy Housing Secretary and Federal Housing Commissioner

WASHINGTON — Julia Gordon was sworn in Friday, May 20 as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner (FHA). HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge was sworn in to Commissioner Gordon during a ceremony at HUD headquarters. Commissioner Gordon was confirmed by the Senate on May 12, 2022.

“I am pleased to swear in Julia Gordon as HUD Assistant Secretary for the Housing Bureau and Federal Housing Commissioner,” said Secretary Fudge. “Julia is a respected leader with decades of experience building more vibrant and equitable communities. She brings deep expertise and perspective to the FHA at a critical time for our country’s housing market. His leadership will be invaluable as we work to expand access to safe, affordable and sustainable housing.

“I am honored to serve in the Biden-Harris Administration as HUD Assistant Secretary for Housing and as Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration, and for the opportunity to ensure that our communities have a fair chance to prosper”, said Commissioner Gordon. “HUD’s Office of Housing and the Federal Housing Administration are essential to the work of the department, and I am thrilled to be part of a strong team to strengthen our communities and meet the urgent needs of the housing market. I look forward to joining Secretary Fudge and HUD in fulfilling our mission to create affordable, inclusive communities and quality homes for all.

Commissioner Gordon recently served as Chair of the National Community Stabilization Trust (NCST), a non-profit organization that supports neighborhood revitalization and affordable homeownership by facilitating the rehabilitation of residential properties in underserved markets. served. Previously, Gordon served as Senior Director of Housing and Consumer Finance at the Center for American Progress, Director of the Single Family Policy Team at the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and Senior Policy Advisor at the Center for Responsible Lending. She has also worked in the civil legal aid industry and as a litigation associate and pro bono coordinator at the law firm WilmerHale.

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