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 Thursday, the Senate voted to confirm Kathleen Kraninger to a five-year term as Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Yesterday, President Trump announced his intention to nominate Mark Calabria to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. MBA CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, issued a statement following the floor vote for Kraninger and a statement following the Calabria announcement. Meanwhile, the Senate voted yesterday to confirm Justin Muzinich to be Deputy Secretary of Treasury.
The next Congress will be sworn in on January 3, 2019. And, MAA members voted this week to confirm three at-large members of the 2019-2020 MAA Steering Committee under the leadership of incoming MAA Chairman Jeff Taylor (Digital Risk) and Vice Chairs Tom Dennard (Grandbridge Real Estate Capital) and Laura Escobar (Eagle Home Mortgage).
December 12, 2018