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GSEs ramp up risk sharing to mixed reviews – Scotsman Guide 4/19/17

April 19, 2017 The Community Home Lenders Association, representing non-bank lenders, weighed in on the GSEs’ current risk transfer program. “The success of the significant number of back-end risk sharing transactions shows this is a viable and effective way to do this, so CHLA continues to discourage the GSEs from doing up-front risk sharing, particularly with vertically integrated Wall Street banks,” CHLA Executive Director Scott

Community lenders stress possible negative impact on MID in tax reform – Housing Wire 4/12/17

Pens letter with two requests April 12, 2017  by  Brena Swanson From the above-referenced Housing Wire article:  “As the Trump administrations works on hashing out comprehensive tax reform, the Community Home Lenders Association penned a letter to address its serious concerns about the future of the mortgage interest deduction, along with the potential negative impact to it.” Click Here for full article.

Mortgage News Daily – Fannie/Freddie Changes – Their Future Remains Uncertain

BY: ROB CHRISMAN Fannie/Freddie Changes–Their Future Remains Uncertain (Excerpt) The CHLA released its version of a comprehensive GSE reform plan. “As the Trump Administration begins to wade into this issue, and Congress is starting to do the same, CHLA wanted to weigh in with a detailed set of recommendations. They focus on key CHLA priorities – broad consumer access to mortgage credit, small lender protections to ensure full

GSE dividend jump starts debate on reforms – Scotsman Guide 3/30/17

March 30, 2017 As reported by Victor Whitman on, GSEs, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, are poised to make nearly $10 billion in dividend payments to the U.S. Treasury and the Community Home Lenders Association are urging FHFA to end the profit sweeps and create a capital buffer to protect the GSEs from a future bailout. Click Here for full article.  

Community groups, lenders call for Fannie, Freddie to stop paying dividend to Treasury – Housing Wire 3/23/17

Will Trump administration have a different answer? March 23, 2017 by  Ben Lane From the above-referenced Housing Wire article: “In a letter sent Thursday to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, a group that includes the Community Home Lenders Association, the Community Mortgage Lenders of America, and the NAACP asked the government to suspend the GSEs’ upcoming dividend payment to avoid