HousingWire 1/22/15 – Community lenders to CFPB: Take down the Rate Tracker

Community lenders to CFPB: Take down the Rate Tracker CMLA and CHLA are the latest to take issue with the regulator Trey Garrison January 22, 2015 Two more industry groups join the campaign against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Rate Tracker. The Community Home Lenders Association and Community Mortgage Lenders of America wrote Thursday in a joint letter … Continue reading

Lower FHA Premiums – (Letter to the Editor -The Washington Post 1/20/15)

Lower FHA Premiums – (Letter to the Editor -The Washington Post 1/20/15)

Letter to the Editor: On behalf of the Community Home Lenders Association (CHLA), the first national association to call for lower FHA premiums, we write to respond to your editorial. The main beneficiaries of lower premiums are not “bankers and real estate agents” – but the 375,000 renters who were … Continue reading

News Links: FHA to Reduce Annual Premiums – 1/08/15

Mortgage News Daily – Rob Chrisman - January 8, 2015 And we heard from various organizations. “‘The Community Home Lenders Association commends the President for announcing that FHA will be reducing the annual premiums it charges by 50 basis points,’ said Scott Olson, Executive Director of CHLA.  ‘As we noted when … Continue reading

National Mortgage News 1/07/15 – Obama Expected to Announce FHA Annual Premium Cut

National Mortgage News 1/07/15 – Obama Expected to Announce FHA Annual Premium Cut

Obama Expected to Announce Half-Point Cut to FHA Annual Premium BY BRIAN COLLINS JAN 7, 2015 12:36pm ET WASHINGTON — President Obama is expected to announce a half-percentage-point reduction in the Federal Housing Administration’s annual premium during a housing policy speech Thursday in Phoenix. Bloomberg News first reported the planned announcement, … Continue reading