Fireside Chat with US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge | Chicago Association of REALTORS®


Fireside Chat with US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge

Thursday, April 29, 2021
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Complimentary for CAR Members | $15 for Non-Members

Registration for this event will close on Wednesday, April 28 at 8:00 PM

April is Fair Housing Month. Join us for a series of events commemorating the Fair Housing Act of 1968, which explicitly outlawed housing discrimination based on race, religion, national origin and sex. This event series is designed to provide you with the understanding and tools you need to identify and prevent fair housing violations. Together, we can do more than just comply with the spirit of the act – we can seek to affirmatively further Fair Housing.

Join us for a fireside chat with US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge. With her confirmation this spring, Secretary Fudge is the first Black woman secretary to lead HUD. We’ll discuss her approach to the housing challenges facing our communities, and how policy can provide solutions. We’ll also discuss the role REALTORS® can play in ensuring Fair Housing rules are effective and ensure everyone has a fair shot at the American dream.

About Secretary Marcia Fudge: The 18th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Throughout her career, Secretary Fudge has worked to help low-income families, seniors, and communities across the country. Secretary Fudge served as U.S. Representative for the 11th Congressional District of Ohio from 2008 to March 9, 2021. She was a member of several Congressional Caucuses and past Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus.

As a Member of Congress, Secretary Fudge earned a reputation of tackling the unique challenges of her district by working with her Congressional delegation and across political ideologies. In 1999, Secretary Fudge was elected the first female and first African American mayor of Warrensville Heights, Ohio, a position she held for two terms. As mayor of Warrensville Heights, Ohio, she adopted one of the first vacant and abandoned property ordinances in the state.

Space for this virtual event is limited.


  • CEO Michelle Mills Clement | Chicago Association of REALTORS®

Special Guest

  • Marcia L. Fudge | United States Secretary, Housing and Urban Development
  • Fair Housing: Policy and Progress

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