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Department of Housing and Urban Development - Federal Departments

Year Founded:
1965
Employees:
15,938
Outlay:
$41B / year
Employee Expense:
$1.83B in 2020

The Federal Government is broken down into fifteen departments, each of which consists of a number of sub-departments and organizational groups tasked with accomplishing the Department's overall goals.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development was established in 1965 during a time of immense urbanization in our country. HUD was created as part of the Great Society program under President Johnson. HUD was tasked with developing, improving, and implementing policies on housing and city development. The Department of Housing and Urban Development is the principle organization behind establishing and enforcing equal opportunity housing laws, regulating national mortgage standards and practices, and provides guidance and mandates regarding safe living conditions by focusing on reducing household hazards such as lead-based paint, asbestos, household poisons.

Who does the Department of Housing and Urban Development hire?

Like most federal departments, the Department of Housing and Urban Development hires a broad range of professionals and craftsman alike. However, most of HUDs workforce is focused in the engineering fields such as civil engineering. HUD also employs many social work positions and blue-collar positions.

In 2020, the most common occupation employed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development was General Business And Industry at 422 employees. The second largest occupation was General Business And Industry with 320 employees.

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the HUD has only a few satellite offices throughout the county. Much of the Department of Housing and Urban Developments 10,000 employees are divided between Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.

Additionally, numerous partnerships between the Department of Veterans Affairs and the HUD that allow HUD employees to work at some VA locations around the country.

History of the Department of Housing and Urban Development

The HUD was formed on September 9, 1965 under President Lyndon Johnson as part of his Great Society program aimed at social reforms to eliminate poverty and racial injustice.

The HUD has worked to establish several keys laws that help to ensure equal housing opportunities. The National Housing Act of 1934 provided mortgage insurance on FHA-approved loans. The Housing Act of 1949 enacted plans to eliminate slums throughout the country. The Fair Housing Act of 1968 made it illegal to discriminate in housing matters. More recently the Housing Opportunity Program Extension Act opens up more housing support to middle class Americans.

Average Pay of an Employee in the Department of Housing and Urban Development

Year Average Pay
2004 $81239.09
2005 $85694.27
2006 $87651.16
2007 $90859.20
2008 $94238.85
2009 $96441.43
2010 $97203.36
2011 $98402.13
2012 $101204.66
2013 $103653.57
2014 $104447.10
2015 $106209.17
2016 $108078.28
2017 $111854.25
2018 $115347.26
2019 $117750.48
2020 $119376.71

Agencies in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (2020)

Agency Employee Count Total Salary Expense Average Pay
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 989 $122.21M $123,572
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 989 $122.21M $123,572
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 696 $70.57M $101,399
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 696 $70.57M $101,399
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 632 $80.21M $126,908
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 632 $80.21M $126,908
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Midwest 516 $55.45M $107,467
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Midwest 516 $55.45M $107,467
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 513 $44.94M $128,407
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 513 $44.94M $128,407
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 475 $54.36M $114,448
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 475 $54.36M $114,448
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 430 $47.17M $109,693
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 430 $47.17M $109,693
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Southwest 420 $44.33M $105,541
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Southwest 420 $44.33M $105,541
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 361 $42.51M $120,083
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 361 $42.51M $120,083
Office of the Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 350 $38.95M $111,279
Office of the Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 350 $38.95M $111,279
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 343 $42.45M $123,751
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 343 $42.45M $123,751
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 318 $41.05M $129,095
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 318 $41.05M $129,095
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 300 $32.13M $107,097
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 300 $32.13M $107,097
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 244 $33.48M $137,232
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 244 $33.48M $137,232
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 177 $23.41M $132,269
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 177 $23.41M $132,269
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 175 $17.12M $97,819
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 175 $17.12M $97,819
Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) 171 $23.68M $138,480
Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) 171 $23.68M $138,480
Office of the Senior Coordinator for New England 168 $18.82M $112,053
Office of the Senior Coordinator for New England 168 $18.82M $112,053
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 136 $14.91M $109,649
Office of the Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 136 $14.91M $109,649
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research 121 $15.48M $127,937
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research 121 $15.48M $127,937
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 111 $13.96M $125,728
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 111 $13.96M $125,728
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 109 $13.82M $126,829
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 109 $13.82M $126,829
Office of Field Policy and Management 78 $9.04M $115,840
Office of Field Policy and Management 78 $9.04M $115,840
Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control 46 $5.91M $128,378
Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control 46 $5.91M $128,378
Office of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development 36 $4.71M $130,854
Office of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development 36 $4.71M $130,854
Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs 15 $1.79M $119,299
Office of Departmental Equal Employment Opportunity 15 $1.92M $128,287
Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs 15 $1.79M $119,299
Office of Departmental Equal Employment Opportunity 15 $1.92M $128,287
Office of Strategic Planning and Management 11 $1.3M $118,066
Office of Strategic Planning and Management 11 $1.3M $118,066
Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations 9 $979,459 $108,829
Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations 9 $979,459 $108,829
Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives 4 $460,057 $115,014
Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives 4 $460,057 $115,014

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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