Secretary Julian Castro was approved by the Senate by a 72-16 vote. Both Senators Booker and Menendez voted in favor. Castro replaces Shaun Donovan.
One of the most important obligations of HUD secretary nominee Castro must be to focus on those homeless Americans who are completely un-housed.
HUD has released the 2013 Continuum of Care Competition awards for Tier 2 and New Projects and New Jersey received a total of $2,678,038 in funding.
Donovan on his passion to end homelessness: It’s the first time a president has said we’re not going to put a band aid on homelessness but to end it.
The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs held a confirmation hearing for President Obama’s nominee for HUD Secretary Julián Castro.