The Honorable Julián Castro, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Interviewed by: Matt Thompson, Deputy Editor, TheAtlantic.com
Julián Castro was sworn in as the 16th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on July 28, 2014. In this role, Castro oversees 8,000 employees and a budget of $46 billion, using a performance-driven approach to achieve the Department's mission of expanding opportunity for all Americans.
Matt Thompson is the deputy editor of TheAtlantic.com.