Take Action With the Mortgage Action Alliance
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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.
You can share this animated video with your colleagues, which outlines MBA's advocacy programs and the importance of getting involved.
Share Your Story With Your Elected Officials
Write a letter to your elected officials introducing yourself and your business. Be sure to mention your impact on your local community.
Legislative Updates from the Mortgage Action Alliance
Last week, the White House released a statement that the Administration intends to work with Congress in the months ahead to address housing finance reform, while acting FHFA Director Joseph Otting wrote a letter to Democratic lawmakers stating he welcomes their input on how to overhaul the secondary mortgage market system.
On Friday, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) announced an updated framework for his preferred legislative approach to GSE reform. In response, MBA President and CEO Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, released a statement praising the proposal.And last night, President Trump delivered his State of the Union address as negotiations continue to build a possible consensus to fully fund the government - including HUD - for FY 2019, while addressing his ongoing border security demands before February 15.
February 6, 2019