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Richard J. Monocchio Got Appointed As HUD Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary For Public And Indian Housing

HUD appoints a new Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary with 30 years of housing experience for overlooking the Public and Indian Housing.

May 22, 2023

Washington- Richard J. Monocchio has been appointed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing (PIH).

Richard J. Monocchio said, “ As a lifelong public servant, it is my sincere pleasure to return to HUD to serve the office of Public and Indian Housing”. After serving as a leader in affordable housing for the city of Chicago as an executive director for Public Housing, Richard brings his experience to HUD. He believes that together, we can enhance the quality, affordability, and safety of housing across the country.

Richard has been serving public service for over 30 years as Buildings Commissioner, Aviation Chief of Staff, and First Deputy Housing Commissioner. In addition, he has also fulfilled the role of Executive Director at the Housing Authority of Cook County. Richard also served on the federal level under the Clinton Administration in the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Earlier he served as a senior advisor to the late U.S. Rep George E. Sangmeister. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago and has two sons named Nicholas and Nathaniel.

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Department of Housing and Urban Development. “Richard J. Monocchio Sworn in as HUD Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing”. HUD, May 22, 2023, Richard J. Monocchio Sworn in as HUD Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing | HUD.gov / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

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