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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.
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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
MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, recently attended a White House meeting chaired by HUD Secretary Ben Carson and attended by other senior administration officials and key industry stakeholders to discuss housing affordability. Last Thursday, MBA announced the formation of two advisory councils as part of its new affordable housing initiative. And the FHFA announced it is seeking comment on pooling practices for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the UMBS market.
Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee began a legislative mark-up to consider a host of bills, including MBA-supported H.R. 2445, the Self-Employed Mortgage Access Act. MBA sent a letter of support to committee leadership in advance of the markup. And next week, the Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing to consider Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Commissioner Brian Montgomery's nomination to be the next Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). MBA will be sending a letter of support to committee leadership in advance of the hearing.
November 14, 2019