Federal Landscape

On the Hill - Ep. 5: Brian Montgomery, Former HUD Deputy Secretary

In the latest episode of On the Hill, Tim Rood, SitusAMC Head of Industry Relations, speaks with Brian Montgomery, former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). They discuss the transition to the Biden administration, and myths, misconceptions, and facts about the policy-making process in Washington, D.C. What does the industry need to understand to influence the housing finance landscape?

“If you’re looking to move the needle on a policy you’ve got a lot of moving parts,” Montgomery said, including whether the issue is a priority for a particular agency, was a campaign promise, or can achieve funding approval. “Be eyes wide open to the fact that it could be a very long process.”

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