MBA Statement on Donald Trump Being Elected President of the United States
|Rob Van Raaphorst|
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 09, 2016) - David H. Stevens, President & CEO Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement congratulating Donald Trump on being elected the 45th President of the United States.
"On behalf of the Mortgage Bankers Association, I want to congratulate Donald Trump on being elected the next President of the United States. Today our industry is operating in the safest and soundest lending environment ever designed. MBA will work with President-Elect Trump and his Administration, as well as with the new Congress, with the goal of advancing an agenda that restores housing as a lead economic driver for individual wealth creation and the nation as a whole. Therefore, it is critical that President Trump focus on three main areas - ensuring an adequate supply of affordable housing, bringing first time homebuyers back into the housing market and ensuring certainty in regulations. We are looking forward to engaging with policymakers, new and old, to guarantee sustainable access to credit for qualified consumers, and restore balance and prosperity to the real estate markets."