Adrianne Todman Nominated as HUD Deputy Secretary

NAHRO CEO Adrianne Todman.

On March 24, the White House announced that NAHRO CEO Adrianne Todman has been nominated as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

NAHRO President Sunny Shaw said, “I speak on behalf of the entire NAHRO leadership when I say that we are so proud that NAHRO CEO Adrianne Todman was nominated to serve as HUD Deputy Secretary. She is an experienced practitioner with vast knowledge of the affordable housing industry and a track record of operational and managerial excellence. We support her nomination and look forward to her next steps.”

Senator Sherrod Brown showed his support of the nomination with this statement: “Adrianne Todman brings years of housing and community development experience from various perspectives – implementing national policy at HUD, running a large public housing agency, and working with practitioners across the country in her current role at the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) – that will serve the agency well as Deputy Secretary of HUD. Together with Secretary Fudge, she will help the American people build back better by addressing the Coronavirus pandemic, our nation’s affordable housing crisis, working to make our communities more equitable, and resilient, and helping to make the dream of homeownership a reality for families across the country.”


NAHRO, which was established in 1933, is a membership organization of 20,000 housing and community development providers and professionals throughout the United States. NAHRO members create and manage affordable housing for low- and middle-income families, and support vibrant communities that enhance the quality of life for all. They administer more than 3 million homes for more than 8 million people.

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