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HUD No. 22-101
HUD Public Affairs
(202) 708-0685
For Release
May 23, 2022

Julia Gordon Sworn in as Assistant Secretary for Housing and the Federal Housing Commissioner

[Secretary Fudge and Julia Gordon standing in front of Swearing In Ceremony background]

WASHINGTON - Julia Gordon was sworn in on Friday, May 20, as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Assistant Secretary for Housing and the Federal Housing (FHA) Commissioner. HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge issued the oath of office to Commissioner Gordon during a ceremony at HUD's headquarters. Commissioner Gordon was confirmed by the Senate on May 12, 2022.

"I'm pleased to swear in Julia Gordon as HUD's Assistant Secretary for the Office of Housing and the Federal Housing Commissioner," said Secretary Fudge. "Julia is a respected leader with decades of experience working to create more vibrant and equitable communities. She brings a depth of expertise and perspective to FHA at a critical time for our country's housing market. Her leadership will be invaluable as we work to expand access to safe, affordable, and sustainable housing."

"I'm honored to serve in the Biden-Harris Administration as HUD's Assistant Secretary for Housing and as the Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration, and for the opportunity to ensure that our communities have the equitable opportunity to thrive," said Commissioner Gordon. "HUD's Office of Housing and the Federal Housing Administration are critical to the department's work, and I'm delighted to be a part of a strong team in strengthening our communities and meeting urgent needs in the housing market. I look forward to joining Secretary Fudge and HUD in delivering our mission to create affordable and inclusive communities and quality homes for all."

Commissioner Gordon most recently served as president of the National Community Stabilization Trust (NCST), a nonprofit organization that supports neighborhood revitalization and affordable homeownership through facilitating the rehabilitation of residential properties in underserved markets. Previously Gordon has served as the senior director of housing and consumer finance at the Center for American Progress, manager of the single-family policy team at the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and senior policy counsel at the Center for Responsible Lending. She also has worked in the civil legal aid sector and as a litigation associate and pro bono coordinator at the law firm of WilmerHale.


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