President Barack Obama, left, listen to San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, right, after announcing the nomination of Castro to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to replace.

He has long been viewed as a rising star in the Democratic Party since he first landed on the national scene by delivering the keynote speech for President Barack Obama at. campaign. Castro and his.

2020 presidential candidate and former HUD secretary Julian Castro joins Firing Line to discuss. He would go on to be the.

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President Barack Obama officially nominated San Antonio Mayor Julin Castro to lead the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in a ceremony on Friday afternoon. "I am nominating another all-star who’s done a fantastic job in San Antonio over the last five years," Obama said.

Castro, whom Obama once called an "all-star," grew up in west San Antonio and brings a unique perspective to his office. "I’m the first HUD secretary that had a family member, a parent who lived in a.

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President Obama on Friday nominated San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to become the next secretary of housing and urban development, calling him an "All-Star" who embodies the Castro will replace Shaun Donovan, who Obama nominated to become director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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Julin Castro is no longer the mayor of San Antonio.. President obama called castro an "all-star" and expressed his confidence in Castro’s ability to lead HUD in the waning years of.

Home price increases speed up in third quarter, hit new peak Home affordability drops in second quarter homebuyer demand All But a ‘Standstill’: Altos Research  · Edward Hudgins is the former director of advocacy for The Atlas Society, the author of numerous atlas society commentaries, and the editor of several books on politics and government policy. He is now research director for the Heartland Institute. He has also worked at the Heritage Foundation, Cato Institute, and Joint Economic Committee of.Affordability for home buyers in Australia eased back in second quarter of 2016 as price growth returned to the residential real estate market. Overall affordability fell by 3.7% and was 2.1% less than the same quarter of 2015, according to the latest report from the Housing Industry Association.Realtor.com: Jobs, low interest and tight inventory set stage for 2015 growth Manhattan Real Estate Slows After Years of Record Activity – “When the inventory level was tight, you would never hear the word. New York City should remain fiscally sound with low unemployment, as it enters a 10th consecutive year of economic growth. Amazon.Other housing indicators are also giving positive signals: sales of existing and new homes are rising and housing starts at an annual rate of 1.3 million units are at a post-recession peak." But while home prices were hitting new heights, interest rates on conventional purchase-money mortgages were going nowhere.