Mortgage Action Alliance
IMBA, as a state association, is a member of the national Mortgage Bankers Association. A key component and benefit that the MBA provides its members is the Mortgage Action Alliance.
The Mortgage Action Alliance, Inc. (MAA) is a voluntary, non-partisan and free nationwide grassroots lobbying network of real estate finance industry professionals, affiliated with the Mortgage Bankers Association. MAA is dedicated to strengthening the industry's voice and lobbying power in Washington, DC and state capitals across America. Get involved with MAA to play an active role in how laws and regulations that affect the industry and consumers are created and carried out by lobbying and building relationships with policymakers. It only takes a moment to get started, and you do not have to be a member of MBA to enroll.
By joining the MAA program, you receive these benefits and services:
Alliance Action Alerts and Web-Based Tools for Communicating with Legislators
Action Alert e-mails notify you prior to key legislative votes and of recently introduced industry-related legislation. You can then contact Members of Congress through the alliance's on-line letter generating software. This tool allows you to read over talking points on a specific bill and with a click of a mouse, and instantly send electronic letters to lawmakers expressing your concerns and interests.
Mortgage Action Alliance Newsletter
Weekly updates via e-mail on MBA's political activities and Congressional/state and regulatory action on key industry issues. Monthly Economic Commentary These updates, created by MBA's Economists, will keep you abreast of the latest news and issues affecting the industry.
Up to the Minute E-mail Notifications on Your Areas of Concern
E-mail notifications on issues important to you and your company whenever MBA testifies or submits testimony, or sends letters to Members of Congress on your issues. This is a great way to know how MBA supports your priorities.
Priority Invitation to Legislator Meetings
Priority invitations to attend legislative meetings with key Members of Congress. These meetings allow you to meet legislators face-to-face so that you can advance your and the industry's legislative priorities while building working relationships with your Members of Congress.
Assistance in Organizing Legislator Tours
A legislator tour of your company is one of the most effective ways to build a relationship with Members of Congress and educate them on how the industry works. As an Alliance member, MBA will assist in arranging for a potential tour of your company.
Access to MBA's Congressional Election Web Site
The web site, which is active during election years, allows you to register to vote and see which candidates are running for local, state and federal offices in addition to accessing candidates' web sites to obtain their positions on issues important to you.
Participate in the Governance of the Alliance
The Alliance is managed and governed by a Steering Committee and members have the opportunity to sit on the Steering Committee and elect individuals for three At-Large positions on the committee.
To sign up or view more information about MAA, please visit the MBA website page for Mortgage Action Alliance.