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Podcast Season 3

 

Episode 1: June is National Healthy Homes Month

Dr. Ben Carson welcomes listeners to National Healthy Homes Month and the 2020 theme, “Healthy Housing for All”. You’ll also hear Dr. Peter Ashley and Mr. Michael Goldschmidt discuss the 8 principles of a Healthy Home and ways to reduce indoor housing hazards.

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Episode 2: Housekeeping 101 and Tools for a Healthy Home

Healthy Homes experts Dr. Kandace L. Fisher-McLean and Dr. Pamela Turner discuss two healthy homes strategies, “Keep it Clean” and “Keep it Maintained”. They discuss simple, practical, preventative steps - even for our pets!

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Episode 3: Healthy Homes for Kids: Middle School Curriculum

Dr. Sarah Kirby explains, how healthy homes topics can resonate with young people at home or could be added to middle school curricula. Hear how middle schoolers can develop a budget around healthy homes concepts!

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Episode 4: Rebuilding Healthy Homes; Post-Natural Disaster Restoration for A Safe and Healthy Home

Disaster preparedness and post-disaster rebuilding expert Dr. Claudette Reichel discusses why taking appropriate precautions related to clean up is important to maintaining a healthy home.

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Podcast Season 2

 

Season 2 Ep. 1

Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development introduces the podcast series, “A Solid Foundation” and talks about the graduating Class of 2020.

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Season 2 Ep. 2

Mr. Brian Montgomery, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development offers his advice for the Class of 2020 and discusses how his career path led him to housing.

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Season 2 Ep. 3

Senator Tim Scott, South Carolina offers a viewpoint for students from the perspective of Congress. The Senator discusses his background and why he is passionate about his Opportunity Agenda.

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Season 2 Ep. 4

We talk with Ms. Susanne Slater, President & CEO, Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. She gives advice to graduates interested in the non-profit sector and talks about her work at Habitat.

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Season 2 Ep. 5

We talk with Mr. Scott Turner, Executive Director of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council about the importance of education and his work on the Council.

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Season 2 Ep. 6

Mr. Steven Dietz, CEO of United Dwelling provides input from the private sector. We discuss the importance of innovation in housing.

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Season 2 Ep. 7

Ms. Anna María Farías, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development talks about coming full circle—from growing up in public housing to her career path and serving at HUD.

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Secretary Ben Carson

Season 1 Ep. 5: The Work of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council

Executive Director Scott Turner talks with us about how the Opportunity Zone initiative is bringing revitalization to communities across the country.

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Season 1 Ep. 4: All About Section 3: A Building Block for Economic Advancement

We talk with HUD's Tim Smyth about Section 3 and the Department's proposed changes to the rule so that it will be more beneficial for businesses and workers.

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Season 1 Ep 3: The Federal Role in Reducing Homelessness

We talk with experts from HUD and the VA about homelessness in America and what's being done to eradicate it.

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Season 1 Ep 2: HUD's role in Disaster Recovery

Deputy Secretary Pamela Hughes Patenaude discusses the Department's role in recovery following natural disasters.

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Season 1 Ep 1: The Affordable Housing Crisis

We sit down with Secretary Ben Carson to discuss HUD's efforts to address affordable housing challenges, including rising costs and limited inventory for homebuyers and renters.

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