Congresswoman Fudge to be Nominated for HUD Secretary

Regulation | December 09, 2020 | by Linda Couch

President-elect Joe Biden continues to fill out his cabinet wish-list with a forthcoming nomination of Congresswoman Marcia Fudge to be HUD Secretary.

According to media reports, President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Representative Marcia Fudge (D-OH) to be his Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Representative Fudge is a seven-term member of Congress from Cleveland, and is chair of House Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight and Department Operations. Representative Fudge also serves on the House Education and Labor Committee and Committee on House Administration, where she is chair of the Subcommittee on Elections. According to her House website’s biography, “Congresswoman Fudge has served the people of Ohio for more than three decades, beginning with the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office.  She was later elected as the first African American and first female mayor of Warrensville Heights, Ohio, where she led the city in shoring up a sagging retail base and providing new residential construction.” LeadingAge looks forward to working with Congresswoman Fudge on affordable housing issues.