White House reps meet with CUNA on GSE reform

White House officials requested an exclusive meeting with the Credit Union National Association Tuesday and CUNA leaders discussed credit union priorities regarding housing finance reform policy issues.

The meeting with CUNA was one of a series the White House scheduled with top financial industry trade associations and other key stakeholders, held in advance of a scheduled April 29 markup by the Senate Banking Committee of its extensive housing finance reform bill. CUNA has also participated in recent White House meetings with groups of stakeholders.

The Tuesday meeting involved members of the White House Interagency GSE Reform Working Group.

CUNA underscored at the meeting that the top three issues for credit unions are:

  • The bill’s regulatory burden on credit unions;
  • Ensuring that the housing finance market remains accessible to credit unions and other smaller institutions; and,
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