Biden’s HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge Steps Down

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Written By Maya Cantina

Biden’s Secretary of Housing and Urban Development has announced she will be stepping down from her cabinet position later this month.

HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge announced she will resign from her cabinet position on March 22nd.

In her announcement, Fudged shared, “It has always been my belief that government can and should work for the people. For the last three years, I have fully embraced HUD’s mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all.”

“For that reason, it is with mixed emotions that I announce my resignation effective March 22, 2024,” added Fudge.

Biden also released a statement regarding Fudge’s resignation and wrote, “From her time as a mayor to her years as a fierce advocate in the U.S. House of Representatives, Marcia’s vision, passion, and focus on increasing economic opportunity have been assets to our country. I’m grateful for all of her contributions toward a housing system that works for all Americans, and I wish her well in her next chapter.”

Per ABC News:

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge announced Monday that she is stepping down from her cabinet position later this month — marking only the second cabinet secretary to do so during the Biden administration.

“It has always been my belief that government can and should work for the people. For the last three years, I have fully embraced HUD’s mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all,” Fudge said in a statement on Monday. “The people HUD serves are those who are often left out and left behind. These are my people. They serve as my motivation for everything we have been able to accomplish.”

Fudge said her resignation will be effective March 22.

“From her time as a mayor, to her years as a fierce advocate in the U.S. House of Representatives, Marcia’s vision, passion, and focus on increasing economic opportunity have been assets to our country. I’m grateful for all of her contributions toward a housing system that works for all Americans, and I wish her well in her next chapter,” President Joe Biden wrote in a statement on her departure.

Fudge’s resignation comes just a month after John Kerry stepped down as special envoy on climate.

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