NAFCU, White House economist to talk housing finance reform, reg relief

NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger and other senior staff members will meet today with Mark Calabria, chief economist for Vice President Mike Pence. The meeting will be focused on housing finance reform and credit unions’ regulatory burden.

NAFCU has previously shared its core principles for housing financial reformthat should be included in any final reform measures with lawmakers and officials in the Trump administration. Throughout last year and this year, NAFCU has engaged with key lawmakers and agency officials – including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Counselor Craig Phillips, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt, and Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson – to achieve credit unions’ housing finance priorities.

In June, Berger sent a letter to Mnuchin in response to President Donald Trump’s recent proposal, “Reform the Federal Role in Mortgage Financing,” which was outlined in the administration’s broader agency reorganization plan.


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