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

GSE Reform Returns to Capitol Hill – 12/21/18

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

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

GSE capital rule is hypothetical, but FHFA gets earful anyway – 11/26/18

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