HUD Secretaries

The current Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development is Secretary Julián Castro. The Department has had 15 prior secretaries and they are listed below.

Robert C. Weaver January 18, 1966 - December 18, 1968
Robert C. Wood Robert Wood, Under Secretary under Weaver, served between Weaver and Romney with a recess appointment from President Johnson, who sent his nomination to the Senate. It was never acted on, and, therefore, he was never sworn in as Secretary.
George W. Romney January 22, 1969 - January 20, 1973
James T. Lynn February 2, 1973 - February 5, 1975
Carla A. Hills March 10, 1975 - January 20, 1977
Patricia R. Harris January 23, 1977 - September 10, 1979
Moon Landrieu September 24, 1979 - January 20, 1981
Samuel R. Pierce, Jr. January 23, 1981 - January 20, 1989
Jack F. Kemp February 13, 1989 - January 19, 1993
Henry G. Cisneros January 22, 1993 - January 19, 1997
Andrew M. Cuomo January 29, 1997 - January 20, 2001
Mel Martinez January 24, 2001 - December 12, 2003
Alphonso Jackson March 31, 2004 - April 18, 2008
Steve Preston June 5, 2008 - January 20, 2009
Shaun Donovan January 26, 2009 - July 28, 2014

 

 
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