WASHINGTON (April 28, 2017) — The Trump administration today announced the nomination of Pam Patenaude as deputy secretary. Following is a statement from NAR President William E. Brown on the nomination:
“The National Association of Realtors® commends the Trump administration for its nomination of Pam Patenaude for the position of deputy secretary.
“Pam’s extensive and strong background in real estate and housing will be an asset, and NAR has long enjoyed a strong relationship with Pam working on and advancing regulatory and policy initiatives.
“Pam is an ideal candidate for the position; she understands the issues that impact the industry and our Realtor® members, and we look forward to continuing our work together with HUD and Pam upon her confirmation to ensure that owning a home remains accessible and affordable so that more individuals can realize their dream of homeownership.
“We encourage the Senate to move quickly and confirm her nomination.”
The National Association of Realtors®, “The Voice for Real Estate,” is America’s largest trade association, representing 1.2 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.