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Cisneros, Henry (Gabriel)

(1947–  ) mayor, cabinet official; born in San Antonio, Texas. As mayor of his native city (1982–90) he gained a national reputation for being both a Latino and a progressive in charge of a good-sized American city. He wrote several books, including Target '90: Goals & Decisions for San Antonio's Future. In 1993, President Bill Clinton named him secretary of Housing and Urban Affairs.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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We're excited to announce the keynote speaker for Advocate: Former HUD Secretary, Mayor of San Antonio and housing innovator Henry Cisneros.
For San Antonio native Henry Cisneros, the many hats he has worn should more aptly be considered several professional lifetimes.
Keynote speakers included: Henry Cisneros, former Secretary of the U.S.
On top of that, Baron brought along, Henry Cisneros, Bill Clinton's HUD secretary.
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New HUD Secretary Julian Castro said, "This cross-agency effort affirms the administration's commitment to creating needed certainty for lenders to expand access to credit for our nation's underserved borrowers, while ensuring that the past abuses that helped cause the last financial crisis aren't repeated." Speaking on behalf of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Housing Commission, former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros offered this prepared statement: "The final Qualified Residential Mortgage rule will provide much-needed certainty for the mortgage market.
''Former San Antonio mayor Henry Cisneros is a friend, and Henry suggested I take the opportunity to meet with some city officials while I was in town,'' Davis said in a statement Tuesday night.
At a private meeting following that session, one of the panelists, Henry Cisneros, secretary of housing and urban development during President Clinton's first term, said serious leaders on both sides of the political aisle increasingly believe that the weight of public debt -- plus the hundreds of billions of dollars per year required to make interest payments to creditors -- could wreck the economy within the decade.
Now, San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros, along with Judge Wolff, is looking into bringing another pro sports franchise to the market through an initiative called "SA2020".
Henry Cisneros, former mayor of San Antonio and former secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, welcomed participants and noted how dramatic shifts in culture, technology, environmental concerns and the economy have changed the very premises and assumptions upon which local officials govern their communities.