Executive Director Scott Olson talks about CHLA’s Consumer Mortgage Bill of Rights, which identifies the different areas of the mortgage industry where consumer protections need to be strengthened.
Our president, Taylor Stork, talks about the 6 lessons we’ve learned over the past year. The first lesson? The need for a national trade group that advocates for the interests of small to mid-sized IMBs.
While the mortgage lending industry offers extensive consumer protections, CHLA recognizes that there are still a number of loopholes that create gaps in such protections. Thus, CHLA created the “Consumer Mortgage Bill of Rights” — a document addressing these gaps and providing solutions that will fill them.
In a new Scotsman Guide piece, CHLA Executive Director Scott Olson implored legislators to make access to affordable homeownership a top priority on their 2024 agendas. “Older Americans are flush with equity in their homes due to the price boom over the past 15 years. But younger Americans are increasingly locked out of homeownership and the resulting wealth it creates, consigning them to ever-increasing rent
In a new HousingWire op-ed piece, Scott Olson argues that while Ginnie Mae has proven to be extremely successful, it could become even more effective by opening a cash window for loans, similar to that of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. This would help smaller lenders become Ginnie Mae approved issuers while increasing loan execution choices for existing issuers.
The practice of using repurchase demands as the default option for performing GSE loans with defects also hurts consumers by discouraging new GSE loans to underserved borrowers and to borrowers in rural areas.
Executive Director Scott Olson talks about CHLA’s Consumer Mortgage Bill of Rights, which identifies the different areas of the mortgage industry where consumer protections need
Despite Ginnie Mae implementing revised financial eligibility requirements, CHLA feels confident that our members are prepared as Ginnie has provided sufficient time for issuers to
The FHFA has announced a series of public listening sessions to platform industry concerns over the tri-merge to bi-merge credit scoring models.