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Former HUD Secretary Cisneros Offers Advice On Rebuilding Houston Infrastructre

Henry Cisneros is a former federal Housing and Urban Development secretary and an expert in urban planning and infrastructure. He joins Houston Matters to explain the challenges ahead in rebuilding Texas’ infrastructure after Harvey.

Henry Cisneros co-founded CityView in 2000 and currently serves as the firm's chairman, and is presently a partner in the full-service investment banking firm, Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., L.L.C..


One of the biggest challenges Greater Houston faces post-Harvey is rebuilding housing and infrastructure damaged by flooding.

Henry Cisneros knows a thing or two about urban planning and infrastructure. He served as Housing and Urban Development Secretary and mayor of San Antonio. Now he's a partner at the infrastructure firm, Siebert Cisneros Shank, and he's helped finance some of the nation's most prominent public infrastructure projects.

Cisneros joins us to talk about the immediate and long-term needs in Houston and the surrounding area, as well as how to better prepare for future storms and other disasters.

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