CHLA Letter to GNMA Re: Request for Input Regarding Potential Changes to the Parameters Governing Loan Eligibility for Pooling into Its Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS)

Government National Mortgage Association 451 7th Street, Room B-133 Washington, DC 20410 The Community Home Lenders Association (CHLA) appreciates the opportunity to submit these comments in connection with the Request for Input issued by Ginnie Mae on May 3 regarding potential changes to the parameters governing loan eligibility for pooling … Continue reading

Opinion: Holistic approach needed to fix vital federal mortgage programs

The following Op-Ed by CHLA Board Member, Deborah Sturges, appeared in National Mortgage News on May 17, 2019. By Deborah Sturges In late March, the Trump administration sent a memo asking the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Treasury to develop plans and recommendations on housing finance reform, focusing … Continue reading

Op-ed: Ginnie Mae must balance supervision with the scope of servicers’ risk

By Scott Olson This Op-ed appeared in National Mortgage News on February 23, 2019. In tightening of supervision of its smaller issuers, there are reports of Ginnie Mae not granting full commitment authority requests, and raising net worth and liquidity standards above publicly posted levels. These actions are causing some … Continue reading