Next Step Applauds FHA Confirmation

Contact: Grant Beck, Marketing and Communications Manager
Phone: (202) 851-7550

LOUISVILLE, KY – June 7, 2018 – Last month, the Senate voted to confirm Brian Montgomery as the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Commissioner and Assistant Secretary for the Office of Housing. Montgomery previously led the FHA under former President George W. Bush.

“Next Step applauds the confirmation of Brian Montgomery to be FHA Commissioner and Assistant Secretary for the Office of Housing,” said Stacey Epperson, president & founder of Next Step. “We look forward to working with the new Commissioner in promoting manufactured homes as a source of affordable, sustainable homeownership – ensuring that regulations foster innovations in energy-efficiency – and that prospective homeowners can receive effective counseling and education to inform their purchase decisions.


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