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We believe that, by the time that we leave office, it will be institutionalized, and these programs will be addressing the needs and curing the…
They take pride in their schools. They begin to participate, where, when they are renters, they don’t do that. So what we’re doing by this…
The Bush administration is the most diverse in history because the president fills jobs on the basis of a person’s capabilities and qualifications, not on…
One of the problems that we are confronted with is, when we decide to buy or build a home, we don’t get a clear picture…
But I do know this: that the two and a half years that I’ve been at HUD, I am absolutely convinced that some of the…
You can’t rise as a class. You have to rise individually. It’s what many of the civil rights-era people don’t understand.
So, I have the responsibility of making sure that HUD functions and runs well.
In the final analysis, it is your decision to make, but it doesn’t move as fast as I’d like it to move.
Progress for black Americans depends on good schools because education is the last great equalizer.
I think that there will always be a need for Housing and Urban Development.
I think serving your government is the greatest thing in the world.
For the first half of my adult life, I was a Democrat.
But we look back now, and we realize the Great Society was not a success.
HUD’s mission is to provide decency and sanitary housing for low and moderate income people in this country.
And for far too long, the Democrats have had a monopoly on black votes in this country.
After leaving law school, I intentionally said that I never wanted to hold a job more than six years.
In 1965, I marched for equality.
And I’m the kind of manager that doesn’t believe that you micro-manage professionals. They should understand their responsibility and carry out those responsibility.
And what most people don’t understand is the bulk of business in this country is small business.
The largest challenge that we face, from my perspective, is the ability to continue moving forward so the agency will have a single mission: that…
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