CHLA writes to express our strong support for H.R. 3141, the “FHA Loan Affordability Act of 2019.”

June 7, 2019 The Honorable Maxine Waters Chairwoman House Committee on Financial Services 2129 Rayburn House Office Building  Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Patrick Mc HenryRanking Member House Committee on Financial Services 4340 O’Neill House Office Building                                                                       Washington, DC 20024                                                                                                               Dear Chairwoman Waters and Ranking Member McHenry: The … Continue reading

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

LO Comp Flexibility to Increase Consumer Choice and Savings

2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 610 Arlington, VA 22201 (571) 527-2601 April 8, 2019 Ms. Kathy Kraninger Director Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 1700 G Street, NW Washington, DC 20552 Dear Director Kraninger: The Community Home Lenders Association (CHLA) is writing to offer recommendations on how to provide targeted flexibility on Loan … Continue reading

CHLA Asks Congress to Approve Higher Pay Scales for Ginnie Mae Staff

In identical letters (House letter attached) to House and Senate authorizers and appropriators, the Community Home Lenders Association (CHLA) today asked Congress to adopt legislation that would create higher pay scales for the Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA), commensurate with other federal financial regulators, such as the FDIC and the … Continue reading

CHLA Statement to House Financial Services Committee on The Bipartisan Housing Finance Reform Act of 2018

    Testimony of Don Calcaterra, Jr. On behalf of the Community Home Lenders Association (CHLA)     House Financial Services Committee  Hearing on “The Bipartisan Housing Finance Reform Act of 2018”   December 21, 2018    Chairman Hensarling, Ranking Member Waters, and Members of the Committee, I appreciate this … Continue reading