Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to President Obama’s nomination of San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as the next Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement:
“We applaud President Obama for his nomination of Mayor Julián Castro to serve as the next Secretary of HUD and support his swift confirmation. Mayor Castro’s experience and strong commitment to neighborhood revitalization and community development will be critical to the recovery of communities still reeling from the housing crisis. We welcome his leadership and look forward to working in partnership with him to increase access to affordable housing and create vibrant, healthy communities.”
About the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC):
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition is an association of more than 600 community-based organizations that promote access to basic banking services, including credit and savings, to create and sustain affordable housing, job development and vibrant communities for America’s working families.