Housing Finance/GSEs

Court blocks ICBA-backed 'disparate impact

Oct 28, 2020 | NewsWatch Today Article
A federal court this week blocked implementation of HUD's ICBA-supported final rule amending its interpretation of the Fair Housing Act’s "disparate impact" standard.

FHFA again extends forbearance purchases

Oct 20, 2020 | NewsWatch Today Article
The Federal Housing Finance Agency said Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will extend from Oct. 31 to Nov. 30 the deadline on buying qualified loans in forbearance and several loan-origination flexibilities.

ICBA, agency roundtable on homeownership today

Oct 1, 2020 | NewsWatch Today Article
ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey is scheduled to join top regulators at 3 p.m. (Eastern time) today for a virtual roundtable discussion on homeownership.

ICBA offers alternative to redefining QM

Sep 9, 2020 | NewsWatch Today Article
ICBA expressed concerns with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's proposal to change its Qualified Mortgage definition to a price-based approach.

Letters to Congress

Title Recipient Date
Congress March 9, 2020
Congress, Administration September 5, 2018

Letters to Regulators

Title Recipient Date
CFPB September 8, 2020
FHFA August 31, 2020
FHFA June 23, 2020


Title Committee Presenter Date
Housing-Finance Reform: The Community Bank Perspective Senate Banking Committee Written Statement 09/10/19
Housing Finance: The Community Bank Perspective Senate Banking Committee Written Statement 03/26/19
Hearing: Housing Finance: Private Sector Perspectives on Housing Finance Reform House Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance Samuel A. Vallandingham 10/25/17
Hearing: Housing Finance Reform: Maintaining Access for Small Lenders Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Jack E. Hopkins 07/20/17
Hearing: Principles of Housing Finance Reform Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Written Statement 06/29/17