Take Action With the Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA)
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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.
Check out a recent edition of MBANow with the 2019-2020 MAA Chairman Jeffrey C. Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Mphasis Digital Risk, where he discusses the importance of MAA and just how easy it is for companies to get their employees 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 Thursday, CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger provided her semi-annual testimony before the House Financial Services Committee. During the hearing, Kraninger addressed questions regarding the QM "Patch," the UDAAP standard, and HMDA reporting. Following the release of proposed capital and liquidity standards for seller/servicers, FHFA announced that it has selected Houlihan Lokey Capital Inc. to assist in developing and executing an exit strategy to end the conservatorships of the GSEs - and also released additional guidance on the LIBOR transition.
On Monday, the White House released the Trump administration's $4.8 trillion funding proposal for FY 2021. And also this week, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell provided his semi-annual testimony before the House Financial Services and Senate Banking Committees.
February 12, 2020