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Speak directly with your members of Congress, state legislators and federal regulators about the impact of proposed legislation or regulations with the Mortgage Action Alliance, Inc.® (MAA). This voluntary, non-partisan and free nationwide grassroots lobbying network of real estate finance industry professionals, affiliated with the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), is dedicated to strengthening the industry's voice and lobbying power in Washington, DC and state capitals across America.
Get involved with MAA to play an active role in how laws and regulations that affect the industry and consumers are created and carried out by lobbying and building relationships with policymakers. It only takes a moment to get started, and you do not have to be a member of MBA to enroll.
Gene M. Lugat, Executive Vice President of PrimeLending and current chairman of the Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA) lays out his objectives for strengthening our industry's advocacy efforts, and talks about the importance of joining MAA.
Take Action: Urge Congress to Act on GSE Reform
MBA recently released a new white paper entitled GSE Reform: Creating a Sustainable, More Vibrant, Secondary Mortgage Market which provides a detailed picture of a reformed and revitalized secondary mortgage market. We need your help to get the word out and educate elected officials on this important issue.
Legislative Updates from the Mortgage Action Alliance
Yesterday MBA Chairman Dave Motley testified before the Subcommittee for Economic Opportunity of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs in a hearing on VA loan churning.
With the new 51-49 partisan breakdown in the Senate, there have been changes to assignments for a number of Senate committees. Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) will join the Senate Banking Committee, and Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) will rejoin the committee after a year-long hiatus. Additionally, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) will join the Senate Finance Committee.
And Republicans and Democrats continued to attempt to negotiate a government spending bill to fund the government before the current short-term spending measure expires next Friday, January 19.
January 11, 2018