This Op-Ed appeared in BankThink on October 11 2017. By Scott Olson Policymakers in Washington often have the objective to level the regulatory playing field. But federal oversight of mortgage bankers has been anything but equitable. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was given authority to examine both bank and nonbank mortgage lenders, the idea being … Continue reading
June 28 2017, 3:12pm EDT As reported by Kate Berry in National Mortgage News, the Main Street GSE Reform Coalition, comprised of different trade groups, is calling for an end to the nine-year conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Click Here for full article.
Published in American Banker on June 27th, 2017. by CHLA president, Bill Giambrone As the Senate Banking Committee seeks to revive talks over reforming the government-sponsored enterprises, a central question is the extent to which it will take into account small, independent mortgage bankers. Will they creating an equal housing finance playing field, or instead create a … Continue reading