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Mortgage Action Alliance — Call to Action!

Today, the Senate will consider amendments to S.1926, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. The Mortgage Bankers Association is asking that MAA members take action IMMEDIATELY to ask their Senators to oppose an amendment supported by … [Continue Reading]

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Mortgage Action Alliance Newsletter

Key MBA Actions FHFA Announces Revisions to MI Master Policy Requirements Last week, FHFA announced what it has termed “the first major overhaul of mortgage insurance master policy requirements in many years.” The GSEs were required to develop … [Continue Reading]

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Housing Report Profiles Housing Future for Older Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 25, 2013) — Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Research Institute for Housing America (RIHA) released a new report entitled “A Profile of Housing and Health among Older Americans” authored by Professors Michael … [Continue Reading]

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MBA Scores Another Court Victory in Mortgage Loan Officer Overtime Case, New DOL Rulemaking Likely

MBA Scores Another Court Victory in Mortgage Loan Officer Overtime Case, New DOL Rulemaking Likely The Mortgage Bankers Association last week won affirmation of its July victory over the Department of Labor in the trade group’s appeal of a … [Continue Reading]

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Mortgage Action Alliance Newsletter

This week, two financial undertakings will be at the forefront of national attention: the continued push by the Senate and House with separate stop-gap funding bills to keep the federal government operating and FHA’s expected receipt of an estimated … [Continue Reading]

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Update on GSE Reform

Dear MBA Member, Five years after being placed in conservatorship, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac continue to play a central role in the US mortgage market.  Conservatorship is by definition a temporary environment. These two companies simply cannot … [Continue Reading]

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