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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,

National Mortgage News – VA updates policy to allow broker commissions

Similarly, MBA’s peers at the Community Home Lenders of America said it “wholeheartedly supports” the initiative. “CHLA recently wrote a letter calling for this action. We look forward to working with the VA and other stakeholders on ways to help veterans participate in the homebuying process,” said its executive director, Scott Olson.

HousingWire – VA issues temporary fix to allow buyer-paid broker fees

The Community Home Lenders of America (CHLA) echoed these sentiments in a statement from executive director Scott Olson. “CHLA wholeheartedly supports this update by VA which will allow veterans and active-duty service members to fund Realtor ‘buyer’s broker’ commission fees when purchasing a home with a Veterans Affairs (VA) mortgage loan,” Olson said. “CHLA recently wrote a letter calling for this action. We look forward to working with the