MBA Statement on U.S. Senate Confirmation of Julian Castro as HUD Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 9, 2014) – David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate confirming Julian Castro to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):


“MBA commends the U.S. Senate for confirming Julian Castro to be the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.  With Castro becoming the next HUD Secretary, and Shaun Donovan soon to become the new Director of OMB, the Administration will be well positioned to address the important housing policy issues.  We look forward to working with both men to help ease access to credit for qualified borrowers and accelerate the housing recovery."