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, MBA joined with other trade organizations to submit a letter urging the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) to make much needed changes to the Loan Originator Compensation (LO Comp) Rule. On Friday, President Trump signed a continuing appropriations bill that will keep the federal government up and running until December 7, thus avoiding a government shutdown before the midterm elections. And the House has officially adjourned until Tuesday, November 13 - after the midterm elections on Tuesday, November 6. The Senate is expected to stay in session until October 18 or 19.
October 3, 2018