Take Action With the Mortgage Action Alliance
In This Section
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
Last Wednesday, the House Financial Services Committee (HFSC) marked up 23 bills. MBA sent a letter on several of the bills in the markup that pertained to mortgage lending. On Thursday, HUD Secretary Ben Carson testified before the HFSC. Tax reform continues to dominate much of the discussion in Washington, D.C., and the Senate this week began debate on the first step toward tax reform- the FY 2018 budget resolution. Last week, MBA wrote to key decision makers in the tax reform process outlining our thoughts on the framework the White House recently released.
MBA's Annual Convention and Expo 2017 will be held Sunday, October 22 through Wednesday, October 25. If you are in attendance, please stop by the MBA Advocacy Booth! The MAA Newsletter will not be published next week and will return on Wednesday, November 1.
October 18, 2017