Roberta Achtenberg, former chief fair-lending enforcer at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is returning to the agency after an unsuccessful campaign for mayor of San Francisco.

She'll serve as a senior adviser to HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros - in charge of handling special projects. HUD spokeswoman Aylin Gonen said Mr. Cisneros asked Ms. Achtenberg to return because he was so impressed with her handling of the Vidor, Tex., housing integration project in 1994.

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