Housing Secretary Marcia Fudge is stepping down, the second Biden Cabinet member to leave the administration

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WASHINGTON — Marcia Fudge, who has served arsenic nan caput of Housing and Urban Development since March 2021, is leaving nan Biden management later this month, nan White House said Monday.

"When I took office, we inherited a surgery lodging system, pinch adjacent lodging and civilian authorities protections severely dismantled nether nan anterior administration. On Day One, Marcia sewage to activity rebuilding nan Department of Housing and Urban Development, and complete nan past 3 years she has been a beardown voice for expanding efforts to build generational wealthiness done homeownership and lowering costs and promoting fairness for America’s renters," President Joe Biden said successful a statement.

Biden continued, "From her clip arsenic a mayor, to her years arsenic a fierce advocate in nan U.S. House of Representatives, Marcia’s vision, passion, and attraction connected expanding economical opportunity person been assets to our country. I’m grateful for all of her contributions toward a lodging strategy that useful for each Americans, and I wish her good successful her adjacent chapter."

The White House said that aft she departs, Deputy Secretary Adrianne Todman will service arsenic acting secretary.

Fudge is only nan 2nd Cabinet caput to time off nan management during Biden's first word arsenic president. The first was Marty Walsh, who near successful March 2023 aft serving arsenic Labor caput for 2 years.

Rebecca Shabad

Rebecca Shabad is simply a authorities newsman for NBC News based successful Washington.