HUD deputy secretary to present lecture

Alphonso Jackson, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will lecture on national housing policy at 11 a.m. today in Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 309.

As HUD’s chief operating officer, Jackson oversees the day-to-day operations of the $32 billion agency that has a core mission of providing affordable housing and promoting community and economic development.

Jackson, a School of Law alumnus, has a wide range of experience in housing, finance and management. He is a noted authority in public housing and community development.

Jackson has held numerous positions in the St. Louis area, including director of public safety for the city of St. Louis and executive director for the St. Louis Housing Authority.

His lecture is sponsored by the law school and is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 935-6856.