For Immediate Release

ALTA Statement on Nomination of Brian Montgomery as HUD Deputy Secretary

Washington, DC, October 8, 2019 — The American Land Title Association (ALTA), the national trade association of the land title insurance industry, applauded President Trump’s intent to nominate Brian Montgomery as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):

“ALTA applauds President Trump’s intent to nominate Brian Montgomery to serve as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and encourages the Senate to move this nomination quickly,” said Diane Tomb, ALTA’s chief executive officer. “Having served as head of the Federal Housing Administration twice and managed several HUD programs, Brian understands the importance of developing initiatives that help Americans attain homeownership. He has a keen sense of consumer needs and the vision for regulations that helps businesses serve consumers fairly. Brian’s credentials and outstanding experience in the housing industry are unrivaled. We are fortunate to have someone with his knowledge and leadership take over such a critical role.”

About ALTA

The American Land Title Association, founded in 1907, is a national trade association representing more than 6,400 title insurance companies, title and settlement agents, independent abstracters, title searchers, and real estate attorneys. ALTA members conduct title searches, examinations, closings, and issue title insurance that protects real property owners and mortgage lenders against losses from defects in titles.

Contact: Jeremy Yohe
Office: 202-261-2938
Email: jyohe@alta.org

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