October 2016 - Changing of the Guard

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16 | TH E M R EP O RT FROM THE SOURCE SHARE THIS: CREDIT PLUS: AMERICA'S MORTGAGE NEWS Credit Plus has created a new information- al video series, America's Mortgage News, with the goal of helping mortgage profes- sionals keep up with current events, news, and regulations affecting the mortgage industry. Each short video is designed to be educational in nature and will address a variety of industry-related topics. To view the videos, subscribe to the Credit Plus YouTube Channel at CreditPlusAMN. READ THIS: THE SUBPRIME VIRUS: RECKLESS CREDIT, REGULATORY FAILURE, AND NEXT STEPS By: Kathleen C. Engel and Patricia A. McCoy Engel and McCoy, experts in the law and the economics of financial regulation and consumer lending, offer a well-detailed but accessible account of the actions within a once obscure corner of the residential mortgage market that produced the great - est economic collapse since the Great Depression. Surely a page-turner for home- owners affected by housing collapse as well as industry pros who saw it unfold from the inside. WATCH THIS: HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND INSURANCE HEARING: "THE FUTURE OF HOUSING IN AMERICA" The Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance (Committee on Financial Services) Hearing entitled "The Future of Housing In America: A Better Way to Increase Efficiencies For Housing Vouchers and Create Upward Economic Mobility" on September 21 included testimony from Dominique Blom, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Public Housing Investments, HUD, Barbara Sard, VP; Housing Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Deborah Thrope, Staff Attorney, National Housing Law Project; Ailrick Young, Executive Director, Laurel Housing Authority; and Cheryle Lovell, Executive Director, St. Louis Housing Authority. To watch the overview, visit GOP Financial Services' YouTube Channel. TWEET THIS: #FSC2016 Read about the goings-on at the 13th Annual Five Star Conference and Expo, which took place on September 11 through 13 in Dallas, Texas. The largest annual event in mortgage servicing, the conference featured comprehensive and productive experiences for professionals of every level and interest all across mortgage servicing— including expert-led Academic Labs and certification courses, exclusive member - ship events, and industry-wide networking opportunities as well as a keynote address from Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States (2001-2009), a benefit concert from country music superstar Trace Adkins, and the donation of five mortgage-free homes to wounded veterans.

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