Monday, December 22, 2008
Obama Nominates Shaun Donovan for HUD Secretary
President-Elect Barack Obama has nominated Shaun Donovan, right, to be his Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Mr. Donovan was appointed Commissioner of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) in March 2004 by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. Before joining the Bloomberg administration, Mr. Donovan worked at Prudential Mortgage Capital Company as managing director of its FHA lending and affordable housing investments. He holds Masters degrees in Public Administration and Architecture from Harvard University.
HUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. Organization Chart.