CHLA In The News
In an August 17, 2019 Scotsman Guide Q&A, CHLA Executive Director Scott Olson explains that community lenders believe the GSE QM patch isn’t likely to expire without the CFPB at least replacing it with comparable flexibility.
National Mortgage News: CHLA Encouraged Ginnie Mae is Acknowledging Risk Differences Between Large, Small IMBs
In an article about GInnie Mae rolling out stress testing of IMBs, CHLA is quoted expressing appreciation that Ginnie Mae is acknowledging risk differences between large and small IMBs.
Housing Wire reports on House Financial Services Committee passage of H.R. 3141, a bill to end FHA’s life of loan premiums. The article highlights CHLA’s support for the bill and opposition to Life of Loan, which adds $15,000 in fees over the life of a 30-year loan and is hurting FHA finances through refis to conventional loans. Click Here to read full article.
EXCERPT FROM ROB CHRISMAN NEWSLETTER The CHLA has weighed in with a letter to the CFPB, offering “a common sense approach to the issue of LO Compensation flexibility. Commonly an LO makes a loan offer, in conjunction with working with a potential borrower, sometimes for an extended period of time. Then, at the last minute the borrower solicits a competing offer at the last minute, at a lower rate. Unfortunately,
National Mortgage News: CHLA Supports Milken GSE Reform Plan for GSEs to Rebuild Capital and End Conservatorship
A National Mortgage News story highlights CHLA’s support for the Milken Institute’s GSE administrative reform plan to have Fannie and Freddie immediately rebuild capital – contrasting that with opposition from other groups like the MBA.
December 21, 2018 As reported by Victor Whitman in today’s Scotsmanguide.com, the House Financial Services Committee, in its final hearing of 2018, met to listen to industry representatives regarding the Bipartisan Housing Finance Reform Act. Lobbyists for larger housing and banking trade groups, as well as smaller independent mortgage banks (CHLA among them), were there to voice their views on particular provisions of this proposed
CHLA Asks Federal Mortgage Officials to Facilitate Refis to Borrowers with Forbearance that Regain their Jobs
CHLA today sent a letter to top federal mortgage officials, asking them to be flexible in allowing refinancing loans to borrowers that regain their jobs
CHLA Urges Fannie and Freddie to Purchase Loans with Post-closing forbearance – to stabilize Correspondent Lending
CHLA sent a letter to FHFA, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac asking the GSEs to purchase properly underwritten loans (and not demand repurchase on loans)
CHLA Asks Top Federal Officials for Small IMB Lender Protections to Sell Loans in Wake of Forbearance
CHLA today sent a joint letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Powell, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, HUD Secretary Carson, and FHFA Director Calabria, asking that any credit