Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

HUD Secretary Donovan Joins Congressmen Diaz-Balart, Wexler, Klein, and State Senator Deutch for Tour of South Florida Home with Chinese Drywall

Oct 12, 2009
Press Release

For Immediate Release:


MIAMI-Tomorrow, Congressmen Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Robert Wexler (FL-19), and Ron Klein (FL-22) and State Senator Ted Deutch will be joined by Secretary for Housing and Urban Development, Shaun Donovan, for a tour of a Boynton Beach home afflicted by contaminated Chinese drywall.

Reps. Wexler and Diaz-Balart, the co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Contaminated Drywall, will emphasize to Secretary Donovan the devastating impact contaminated Chinese drywall has had on the lives of the Roberts family, who own a home in the community of Cobblestone Creek. Dr. Steve Roberts and his wife Jennifer Roberts have struggled with their 16 month-old daughter’s frequent respiratory infections, and the fact that their home has lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in value as a result of this toxic product.

WHO:             Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan
                        Congressman Robert Wexler
                        Congressman Mario-Diaz Balart
                        Congressman Ron Klein
                        State Senator Ted Deutch

WHAT:           Press Availability Following Tour of Home

WHERE:         Home of Dr. Steve Roberts and Jennifer Roberts
                        10013 Cobblestone Creek Drive, Boynton Beach, FL

WHEN:           Tuesday, October 13, 10:30 to11:30 am