USMI STATEMENT ON NOMINATION OF JULIA GORDON TO SERVE AS FHA COMMISSIONER

WASHINGTON — Lindsey Johnson, President of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), issued the following statement on the White House’s nomination of Julia Gordon to serve as Assistant Secretary for Housing, Federal Housing Commissioner, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):

“USMI applauds the nomination of Julia Gordon to serve as Federal Housing Commissioner to lead the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Gordon has broad experience in the housing finance system, specializing in supporting affordable homeownership and consumer protection policies for underserved markets. Her previous work, including nearly six years leading the National Community Stabilization trust (NCST), public service as manager of the single-family policy team at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), and four years as senior policy counsel at the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), will allow her to efficiently address the important issues facing the housing industry. We look forward to working closely with Gordon in seeking to promote a complementary, collaborative, and consistent housing finance system that enables sustainable homeownership for American families while also protecting taxpayers.”

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