August 9, 2018 by Scott Olson Independent mortgage bankers have increasingly been in the news of late. Ten years after the 2008 housing crisis, the strong trends of IMB growth in mortgage lending continue as banks show little sign of reversing their retreat from our mortgage markets. Community-based IMBs have thrived … Continue reading
August 9, 2018 The Community Home Lenders Association (CHLA) is the distinct national voice and advocate for small and mid-sized independent mortgage bankers (IMBs), and the only national association that exclusively represents non-bank mortgage bankers. CHLA educates Congress and federal agencies on how IMBs led the way in making affordable … Continue reading
August 6, 2018 As reported by Hannah Lang in National Mortgage News today, the recently released report by the Treasury Department is being well-received by the mortgage industry, including industry representatives of the smaller and mid-sized independent mortgage banks like the Community Home Lenders Association (CHLA). Click Here to read … Continue reading
August 9, 2018 READ CHLA – 2018 Report on Independent Mortgage Bankers HERE
Housing-finance reform doesn’t require hacking away the current system This article appeared on Scotsmanguide.com - July 2018 By Bill Giambrone, president and CEO, Platinum Home Mortgage | bio In just two months, it will be the 10-year anniversary of the federal government putting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into conservatorship. This past April, Treasury … Continue reading
June 25 2018 In Rob Blackwell‘s Opinion piece in National Mortgage News, he acknowledges that support from community banks is crucial for passage of GSE reform. Click Here for full article.
June 27, 2018 Reported by Hannah Lang in National Mortgage News - CHLA Executive Director, Scott Olson, talks about the potential problems of additional guarantors, the importance of G Fee parity and prospects for administrative reform of FHFA. Click Here for full article.
June 21, 2018 As reported by Victor Whitman in Scotsman Guide, the White House yesterday released their plan to end the federal charters of GSEs and privatize Fannie Mac and Freddie Mae. Click Here for full article.
…But Renews concerns about Additional Guarantors & Small Lender Protections Response to Release of “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century” Contact: Scott Olson For Immediate … Continue reading
GSE Main Street Coalition Letter Asks FHFA Director Watt to Use HERA authority to: (1) Suspend the quarterly Profit Sweep, and (2) Direct Fannie and Freddie to develop capital restoration plans Contact: Scott Olson … Continue reading