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CHLA In The News

HousingWire – CHLA calls on CFPB to take action against trigger lead calls

The Community Home Lenders of America (CHLA) on Monday submitted a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra, urging the agency to more forcefully go after trigger lead solicitations. To cement the point, CHLA is calling such solicitations “junk calls,” echoing the language of the campaign the Bureau has waged against “junk fees.”

Scotsman Guide – Q&a: Mark Janssen, Towne Mortgage Company

Towne Mortgage Company CEO Mark Janssen and a longtime member of the Community Home Lenders of America spoke to Scotsman Guide about the rise in nonbank servicers. He also spoke about why he doesn’t think these institutions pose a systemic risk.

Politico – ‘Abusing its market power’: Washington scrutinizes recent FICO price hikes

“Policymakers are beginning to understand, but it’s a very arcane industry,” said Rob Zimmer, director of external affairs at the Community Home Lenders of America, which represents small and mid-size mortgage lenders. “This is just excessive in its scale and magnitude, that’s what we object to,” Zimmer said. “That’s what I’ve been asking in Washington: What is going to prevent them from raising prices again

HousingWire – Congress should adopt mortgage interest tax credit: CHLA

The Community Home Lenders of America (CHLA) is calling on both houses of Congress to adopt a mortgage interest credit as the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is currently set to expire in 2025. This is according to a letter the organization submitted to leaders in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. In the lead-up to its 2017 passage,