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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.
Immediate Past-Chair Mortgage Action Alliance Chair Amy Swaney, CMB and MBA's SVP of Legislative and Political Affairs, Bill Killmer discuss the importance of being an actively engaged member of the Mortgage Action Alliance.
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, the Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Pamela Hughes Patenaude to serve as Deputy Secretary at HUD. The questions at the hearing focused mainly on the proposed HUD budget. The vote on her confirmation has been scheduled for next Tuesday, June 13. Earlier today, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on flood insurance reform.
Chairman Jeb Hensarling's (R-TX) Financial CHOICE act, H.R. 10, is slated to see floor consideration in the House tomorrow. In addition to repealing and replacing broad swaths of the Dodd-Frank Act, the bill contains MBA-supported legislation to permit transitional licensing under the SAFE Act as well as higher tolerances for points and fees under the Qualified Mortgage rule.
June 7, 2017