#MBASPRING21 HUD Secretary Fudge Talks COVID, Infrastructure, Enforcement

A little more than a month ago, Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, voted “yes” to approve the American Rescue Plan, a nearly $2 trillion initiative by the Biden Administration to support the economy. Now, as HUD Secretary, it’s her job to put key provisions of the legislation into action.

Senate Confirms Marcia Fudge as HUD Secretary

The Senate Wednesday afternoon confirmed Marcia Fudge, the Biden Administration’s nominee as HUD Secretary, by a 66-34 vote. The Senate also approved Merrick Garland’s nomination as Attorney General.

HUD Nominee Pledges Accountability, Transparency

Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, appeared before the Senate Banking Committee yesterday and pledged to work with lawmakers to combat homelessness and promote affordable housing opportunities.

MBA Sends Letter Supporting Marcia Fudge as HUD Secretary

Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, appears before the Senate Banking Committee this morning for her confirmation hearing as HUD Secretary under the Biden Administration. Ahead of the hearing, the Mortgage Bankers Association sent a letter to the committee in support of her nomination.

HUD Announces New Leadership Appointees

Ahead of Thursday’s confirmation hearing for Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, as HUD Secretary, HUD yesterday announced a slew of leadership appointments aimed at solidifying the Biden Administration’s footprint on the department.

The Week Ahead—Jan. 25, 2021

Good morning! Welcome to the first full week of business for the Biden Administration.

MBA Statement on Marcia Fudge as HUD Secretary Nominee

President-Elect Joseph Biden this week nominated Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio, as HUD Secretary. If confirmed, she would be the first woman to lead HUD in more than 40 years and the second Black woman in history to lead the Department.