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Stevens’ Statement on the Financial Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015

Stevens’ Statement on the Financial Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 22, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Statement from MBA President & CEO David H. Stevens on the Financial Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015.

“I applaud Chairman Shelby and members of the Senate Banking Committee for moving this bill forward, one that goes a long way toward removing many of the barriers and regulatory burdens MBA has identified as impacting the ability of qualified consumers to obtain a mortgage.

“MBA strongly supports many provisions in this legislation. We are encouraged by the stated willingness of senators on both sides of the aisle today that they wish to continue trying to reach consensus on this measure now that it has cleared the Committee. MBA looks forward to working with policymakers and other engaged stakeholders to achieve a bipartisan agreement prior to its floor consideration.”

Rob Van Raaphorst

(202) 557- 2799


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.


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

Phone: (202) 557-2700