Julián Castro sworn in, spends first day as HUD Secretary
Julián Castro is now officially the head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development after being sworn into office earlier this week in Washington, D.C. In taking the reins, the 39-year-old is now the highest ranking Hispanic in the federal bureaucracy and the youngest member of the Obama cabinet.
President Obama stated, “Julián has lived the American Dream in his own life, and I’m confident he will help Americans across our country seize their own piece of that dream for themselves and their children."
Is a real-life Lego house the answer to creating more affordable housing? A Danish company is showcasing a prototype for a 3D printed Lego-style home idea. The company stated, “If our Lego constructed houses are good enough to be the home of tiny Lego figures, then why shouldn't they be good enough on a much bigger scale, to house real people?”