Biden Cabinet Member Stepping Down

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Marcia Fudge, who has been the secretary of Housing and Urban Development since March 2021, is now departing from the Biden administration, according to the White House announcement on Monday.

The White House announced that Deputy Secretary Adrianne Todman will serve as acting secretary after her departure.

White House principal deputy press secretary Olivia Dalton informed reporters on board Air Force One Monday afternoon that Fudge will be departing the administration later this month.

Fudge is just the second Cabinet secretary to depart from the administration during Biden’s initial term as president.

Marty Walsh was the first to leave in March 2023 after serving as Labor secretary for two years.

In the budget request for 2025, released on Monday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development asked Congress for an additional $500 million in funding for its programs.

Advocating for increased access to affordable rent via the Housing Choice Voucher Program and boosting the availability of affordable housing to lower housing expenses.

Prior to joining the Biden administration, Fudge served as a representative for an Ohio Congressional District in the House from 2008 to 2021, including a term as chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus.

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