MBA Statement on the Senate Banking Committee Approval of Dr. Ben Carson as HUD Secretary

Washington, D.C. – (RealEstateRama) — David H. Stevens, President & CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the following statement regarding the Senate Banking Committee’s approval of Dr. Ben Carson as Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development:

“MBA applauds the Senate Banking Committee for approving Dr. Carson’s nomination to be the next HUD Secretary by voice vote. We believe that because of his talents, Dr. Carson will help strengthen America’s real estate markets, promoting the production of affordable rental housing, and improving communities nationwide. MBA now urges the full Senate to take swift action to approve Dr. Carson’s nomination.”

Jan 24, 2017
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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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