Henry Cisneros on housing and sustainability
Henry Cisneros is a well known advocate for the poor and disadvantaged in the United States with an ongoing interest in public policy and politics. He spoke at the New South Wales Parliament House as a special guest of the Minister for Housing, the Honourable David Borger MP.
Henry Cisneros has worked in local government in the United States and served as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under Bill Clinton. During this time he reformed the public housing system and revitalised many of the nation’s public housing developments. He also introduced policies that increased the nation’s home ownership rate and reduced the number of homeless in America by developing a continuum-of-care system.
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