Op-Ed

Op-Ed

Housing Wire Op-ED: CRA for IMBs wont work as advertised

In an op-ed in Housing Wire, Craig Thomas, CHLA’s Policy Director, explains that CRA has not worked well in Massachusetts – and offers a number of ways that other states that have adopted CRA for IMBs can implement it in a streamlined way that avoids over-regulation of smaller IMBs to no public purpose.

Housing wire: GSE policy changes are positive for small lenders

CHLA’s Policy Director Craig Thomas outlines the positive trends this year for smaller lenders in GSE policies – including permanent G Fee parity, recent changes to expand access to GSE mortgage credit, and recommendations for further steps FHFA and the GSEs should take

Scotsman Guide October Magazine: Importance of IMB Advocacy in DC

CHLA’s Executive Director Scott Olson argues that with influential mortgage players in Washington using high priced lobbyists, small and mid-sized IMBs need to band together to win critical battles on issues like SAFE Act parity, cutting FHA premiums, and defending IMBs against efforts to paint IMBs as too risky

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