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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Director of Innovation and Open Government Stan Buch recently discussed the agency’s open government initiatives in an interview with FedScoopTV.

Buch addresses HUD’s efforts around open data and transparency, contributions to Data.gov, collaborations with the Departments of Education and State, as well as ideation, crowdsourcing and outreach initiatives through the Sustainable Urban Housing Challenge, HUD Ideas in Action and its bilingual blog, The HUDdle.

“The future? It’s public engagement and more interagency collaboration, so we’re continually looking to work with other agencies in solving some of these larger problems,” Buch said.