CMLA Supports Bipartisanship Call for GSE Capital Cushion

CMLA Advocacy, Legislation, Press Release

Washington, DC, September 14, 2017 – The Community Mortgage Lenders of America (CMLA) today issued a statement of support for the bipartisan call for permitting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to build a capital cushion, rather than face a zero-capital situation on January 1st, 2018. “CMLA calls upon the U.S. Treasury Department and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to …

CMLACMLA Supports Bipartisanship Call for GSE Capital Cushion

CMLA Supports Bill To Prohibit Diversion of GSE Guaranty Fees

CMLA Advocacy, Legislation

April 12, 2016 The Honorable Mark Sanford U.S. House of Representatives 2201 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515-4001 Dear Representative Sanford: We are writing in support of HR 4893, the Risk Management and Homeowner Stability Act, the bill you recently filed prohibiting the use of guarantee fees charged by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (GSE guarantee fees) from being …

CMLACMLA Supports Bill To Prohibit Diversion of GSE Guaranty Fees

CMLA Applauds Remarks by Hon. Mel Watt on GSE Capitalization

CMLA Press Release

Washington, D.C., February 18, 2016 – The CMLA today applauded frank remarks by the Honorable Mel Watt in which he said “lack of [GSE capital]” is the most serious risk facing the GSEs and, further, that this risk will likely escalate going forward. In a speech before the Bipartisan Policy Center, the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which …

CMLACMLA Applauds Remarks by Hon. Mel Watt on GSE Capitalization

Community Lenders Urge FHFA to Let Fannie, Freddie Build Capital

CMLA Advocacy, Legislation, Press Release

Action Needed to Protect Consumers and Housing Markets Washington, D.C. (Feb. 17, 2016)—A trio of national associations representing small mortgage lenders and community banks today urged the Federal Housing Finance Agency to suspend payment of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac dividends to protect consumers and housing markets. In a letter to FHFA Director Mel Watt, the associations urged the agency …

CMLACommunity Lenders Urge FHFA to Let Fannie, Freddie Build Capital