Politics

Obama to choose new Housing and Urban Development leader






San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro

President Barack Obama is expected to name a new leader for the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

According to news reports, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will be tapped as secretary. He would replace Shaun Donovan, who is expected to become the new director of the White House Office of Management and Budget.

HUD manages about $700 million in funds for Indian housing programs.

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San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro tapped to lead HUD (The Washington Post 5/18)
San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro Is Said to Be HUD Pick in Cabinet Reshuffling (The New York Times 5/18)