Aims to limit mortgage insurance premiums for FHA borrowers As reported by Jessica Guerin in HousingWire on June 13, 2019, the Community Home Lenders Association weighs in with their strong support for H.R. 3141, “The FHA Loan Affordability Act of 2019” which would end the life of loan mortgage insurance … Continue reading
Laudable goal of reducing government footprint needs to be weighed against what policy changes will accomplish By Michael Delehanty, chief financial officer, Community Home Lenders Association | bio This spring, the Community Home Lenders Association (CHLA) hosted a roundtable in Washington, D.C., on federal government mortgage programs and their role in ensuring access … Continue reading
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
Contact: Scott Olson For Immediate Release 571-527-2601 April 9, 2019 In a letter to … Continue reading
March 10, 2019 As Hannah Lang reports in National Mortgage News, Mark Calabria, the expected soon-to-be head of FHFA, supports allowing the GSEs to retain more of their capital (profits) which are currently being sent to Treasury, a move sure to be welcomed by small and mid-sized IMBs. Click Here for full … Continue reading
February 14, 2019 As reported by Paul Muolo of Inside Mortgage Finance, the Community Home Lenders Association has come out in support of Mark Calabria’s nomination for director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Click here to read full article.
January 17, 2019 As reported by Hannah Lang in today’s National Mortgage News, Community Home Lenders Association Executive Director, Scott Olson, weighs in on the latest blueprint on GSE reform offered by The Milken Institute. Click Here to read article.
December 21, 2018 As reported by Victor Whitman in today’s Scotsmanguide.com, the House Financial Services Committee, in its final hearing of 2018, met to listen to industry representatives regarding the Bipartisan Housing Finance Reform Act. Lobbyists for larger housing and banking trade groups, as well as smaller independent mortgage banks … Continue reading
November 26, 2018 As reported by Hannah Lang in National Mortgage News, mortgage lenders and consumer groups are making their voices heard as FHFA develops a plan meant to help with the transition if Fannie and Freddie are released from government conservatorship. CHLA comments. Click Here for full article. … Continue reading
November 15, 2018 As reported by Victor Whitman on scotsmanguide.com, FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery is looking to make significant changes that will likely make it harder for new borrowers to obtain loans from the Federal Housing Administration. CHLA comments. Click Here for full article.