MBA Statement on the Senate Banking Committee Approval of Dr. Ben Carson as HUD Secretary

Rob Van Raaphorst
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 24, 2017) - David H. Stevens, President & CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the following statement regarding the Senate Banking Committee's approval of Dr. Ben Carson as Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development:

"MBA applauds the Senate Banking Committee for approving Dr. Carson's nomination to be the next HUD Secretary by voice vote.  We believe that because of his talents, Dr. Carson will help strengthen America's real estate markets, promoting the production of affordable rental housing, and improving communities nationwide. MBA now urges the full Senate to take swift action to approve Dr. Carson's nomination."