U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Press Release

Joseph P. Galvan Named HUD Regional Administrator

Former HUD Regional Administrator to oversee HUD Midwest Regional Office

Joseph P. Galvan. Photo courtesy of HUD.

Joseph P. Galvan. Photo courtesy of HUD.

CHICAGO – Today, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) officials announced President Donald J. Trump‘s appointment of Joseph P. Galvan as the Regional Administrator of HUD’s Midwest Regional Office in Chicago.

Mr. Galvan returns to this role as he previously served in this capacity under President George W. Bush’s administration from 2001 to January 2009. Galvan will be responsible for the oversight and delivery of HUD programs and services across Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. He will serve as HUD’s liaison to elected officials, congressional delegations, city managers, relevant associations and stakeholders. Galvan is one of 10 HUD Regional Administrator’s appointed across the United States.

“I am delighted to return to this role and look forward to advancing HUD’s mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all,” said HUD Midwest Regional Administrator Joseph P. Galvan. “It is an honor and a great passion of mine to effectuate positive change and help communities flourish to their full potential working collaboratively with local leaders,” said Galvan.

Prior to joining HUD, he worked as a Principal with Galvan & Associates advising housing authorities on program performance, compliance and executive management issues. He was previously the owner and president of his consulting firm and directed various planning and economic development projects for private and public-sector clients. He has also served as Community Development Director and Community Development Planner for several municipalities in Northeast Illinois.

Joseph received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and studied urban planning and policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Graduate School of Urban Planning as well as public affairs and philosophy at Loyola University of Chicago.

HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. More information about HUD and its programs is available on the Internet at www.hud.gov and http://espanol.hud.gov. You can also connect with HUD on social media  or sign up for news alerts on HUD’s Email List.

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