WASHINGTON, D.C. - Statement from the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and National Apartment Association (NAA) following Pam Patenaude’s nomination to be Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):
“NMHC/NAA applaud her appointment and ask the Senate to move quickly to confirm her nomination. Pam Patenaude is an excellent choice as Deputy Secretary of HUD. Having had the privilege to work with her for many years, we can attest to her commitment, integrity and critical knowledge of the issues impacting the housing industry.
“NMHC/NAA look forward to working with Secretary Carson and his team to develop and implement balanced housing policies that recognize the importance of rental housing.
“With the number of households renting apartments at almost 19 million, it has never been more important that private industry and lawmakers come together in support of pro-growth policies that make it easier for American residents and families to find housing that fits their unique needs and circumstances.”
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