CHLA letter to Sec. Mnuchin and Comm. Kautter re: Tax Pass-through – 9/4/18

September 4, 2018   Hon. Steven Mnuchin                                      Hon. David J. Kautter Secretary, Department of the Treasury         Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW                      1111 Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC 20220                                   Washington, DC  20224 RE:  Internal Revenue Service Proposed Amendments to the Income Tax Regulations (26 CFR part 1) … Continue reading

FHFA ends GSE’s expanding role in its single-family rental pilot programs – Nat’l Mortgage News 8/21/18

August 21, 2018 As reported by Elina Tarkazikis on nationalmortgagenews.com, the Federal Housing Finance Agency is ending its experimental programs expanding the GSEs into the single-family rental market, a move supported by the Community Home Lenders Association. “The Community Home Lenders Association is pleased that FHFA has concluded that GSE financing of large-scale … Continue reading

FHFA has announced end of expansion into the single-family rental market – Housing Wire 8/21/18

August 21, 2018 As reported by Ben Lane on HousingWire.com, FHFA has announced an end to their expansion into the single-family rental market – a move supported by the Community Home Lenders Association. “The Community Home Lenders Association is pleased that FHFA has concluded that GSE financing of large-scale single-family rental portfolios … Continue reading

CHLA New Report on IMBs – August 2018

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

Treasury urges mortgage sector to embrace digital tech – Nat’l Mortgage News 8/06/18

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

Opinion by CHLA President Bill Giambrone – Blazing a Trail Through the GSE Jungle (July 2018)

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 Secretary … Continue reading