Senate Committee Gives Assent to Martinez Nomination
- Bush Makes HUD Pick. // National Mortgage News;01/02/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 14, p1
Reports on the appointment of Mel Martinez as secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Career history; Qualifications for the job.
- A BUSH FAVORITE GOES WITH THE FLOW. // National Journal;1/25/2003, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p278
Evaluates the performance of U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Mel Martinez in various categories. Inside influence; Political imperatives; Running the department.
- HOMING IN ON OWNERSHIP. // National Journal;1/25/2003, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p280
Interviews U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Mel Martinez. Duties of Martinez; State of the department that he inherited; Goals for the department.
- HUD Sec Living Large in McLean. // Washingtonian Magazine;Nov2003, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p15
Describes the colonial house purchased by U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Mel Martinez in McLean, Virginia. Value of the house; Amenities.
- MARTINEZ'S MISSION. Hewitt, Janet Reilley // Mortgage Banking;May2003, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p20
Interviews Mel Martinez, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mission in the long-outdated law governing mortgage closings; Response to the Senate hearing on Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act; Concerns about the disclosure of yield-spread premiums.
- RESPA Package 'Not a New Idea' // National Mortgage News;3/31/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 27, p40
Reports on the proposed reform of the Real Estate Settlement and Procedures Act by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary Mel Martinez. Reasons why those in the mortgage industry do not like the packaging proposal; Impact of Martinez's proposal to mortgage industry.
- Martinez Glides Through Confirmation Hearing. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;01/18/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31059, p4
Reports on Orange County, Florida Chief Executive Officer Mel Martinez's nomination as secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Likelihood that Martinez would be appointed HUD secretary; Martinez's plans for the agency.
- Housing's New Florida Room. Twohey, Megan // National Journal;1/27/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p269
Focuses on the political leadership of Melquiades Martinez, appointed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under United States President George W. Bush. Skepticism on his appointment; Opinion of housing advocates on Martinez; Details on his housing projects in Florida.
- Senate Confirms HUD Secretary. // National Mortgage News;01/29/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 18, p1
Reports that the United States Senate has confirmed Mel Martinez as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Outcome of the vote on the appointment; Reasons for recommending Martinez for the post; Comments made by Martinez about his appointment; Names being considered...