General Deputy Assistant Secretary
BRYAN GREENE is the General Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Bryan has devoted his professional career to fighting housing discrimination. From his start as a fair housing investigator in HUD's Boston Regional Office to his current position as the General Deputy Assistant Secretary, where he serves as the highest-ranking career-executive in HUD's Office of Fair Housing, Mr. Greene has always worked to promote diverse, inclusive communities. In his current position, Mr. Greene oversees the policy direction and operational management of HUD's 520-person Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. Under his leadership, HUD has pursued large-scale high-profile cases that address systemic discrimination and provide widespread relief. Mr. Greene oversees HUD's investigation of nearly 1,800 complaints annually, and the administration of the Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP), which provides over $28 million to state and local agencies for the investigation of over 7,000+ complaints each year. Mr. Greene also oversees the administration of HUD's Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP), which provides more than $40 million to nonprofit organizations for private enforcement and fair housing outreach. During his tenure at HUD, Mr. Greene has also served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, as its Director of Fair Housing Policy and Legislative Initiatives, and as a Special Assistant to senior officials. Mr. Greene was the 2007 recipient of the Presidential Rank Award, the highest federal honor bestowed upon federal senior executives for outstanding service. Mr. Greene earned his degree in Government from Harvard University. While a student, he worked part-time at the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, investigating complaints of discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations.