MBA Statement on Donald Trump Being Elected President of the United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 10, 2016) – (RealEstateRama) — David H. Stevens, President & CEO Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement congratulating Donald Trump on being elected the 45th President of the United States.

“On behalf of the Mortgage Bankers Association, I want to congratulate Donald Trump on being elected the next President of the United States. Today our industry is operating in the safest and soundest lending environment ever designed. MBA will work with President-Elect Trump and his Administration, as well as with the new Congress, with the goal of advancing an agenda that restores housing as a lead economic driver for individual wealth creation and the nation as a whole. Therefore, it is critical that President Trump focus on three main areas – ensuring an adequate supply of affordable housing, bringing first time homebuyers back into the housing market and ensuring certainty in regulations. We are looking forward to engaging with policymakers, new and old, to guarantee sustainable access to credit for qualified consumers, and restore balance and prosperity to the real estate markets.”

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Rob Van Raaphorst

(202) 557- 2799

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the national association representing the real estate finance industry, an industry that employs more than 280,000 people in virtually every community in the country. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the association works to ensure the continued strength of the nation’s residential and commercial real estate markets; to expand homeownership and extend access to affordable housing to all Americans. MBA promotes fair and ethical lending practices and fosters professional excellence among real estate finance employees through a wide range of educational programs and a variety of publications. Its membership of over 2,400 companies includes all elements of real estate finance: mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, Wall Street conduits, life insurance companies and others in the mortgage lending field.

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Mortgage Bankers Association
1331 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: (202) 557-2700

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