Department of Housing and Urban Development

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Agency at a Glance

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is responsible for creating strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD works to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers, meet the need for quality affordable rental homes, utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life, and build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination.

HUD is made up of 2 agencies (Federal Housing Administration, Federal Housing Finance Agency) with nearly 9,000 employees. 

Annual Budget: $32.6 Billion 

Secretary: Ben Carson

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