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Support an Amendment to FL SB 1730

By |2019-04-24T12:29:59+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Legislation|0 Comments

UPDATE 4/24: Senator Stargel withdrew amendment 356486 during Tuesday's Committee on Rules meeting. Act to oppose Section 7 of SB 1730 Now Currently, Florida Senate Bill 1730 contains language that would require a mortgage lender license to transact any loan secured by a dwelling. This language would sunset a long-standing exemption that allows private lenders [...]

By |2019-04-24T12:29:59+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Legislation|0 Comments

Florida Senate Bill 1730 passed through committee

By |2019-04-24T12:28:29+00:00April 12th, 2019|Legislation|0 Comments

UPDATE 4/24: Senator Stargel, who had proposed an amendment that would remove Section 7 from SB 1730, withdrew the amendment during the Tuesday April 23 Committee on Rules meeting. See below for how to help. Act to oppose Section 7 of SB 1730 Now It’s not all bad news. Earlier this week we organized a [...]

By |2019-04-24T12:28:29+00:00April 12th, 2019|Legislation|0 Comments

AAPL Opposes Florida Senate Bill 1730

By |2019-04-03T18:30:18+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Legislation, News Story|0 Comments

Florida legislators have introduced the same mortgage licensing language from Senate Bill 1632 into an affordable housing bill, SB 1730. Senator Taddeo, SB 1632’s bill sponsor, requested a temporary postponement of SB 1632 due the presence of the same language in SB 1730. Senator Taddeo made the postponement request during the Senate Committee on Banking [...]

By |2019-04-03T18:30:18+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Legislation, News Story|0 Comments

Legislative Alert: Florida Senate Bill 1632 Scheduled for Review

By |2019-03-29T15:08:59+00:00March 29th, 2019|Legislation, News Story|0 Comments

The Florida Senate Banking and Insurance Committee is now scheduled to review SB 1632. You can attend the 4 p.m. EST Committee Meeting on 4/1/2019 to show your opposition in person. More details on how to do this below. Review Date: Monday, April 1 Time: 4-6 p.m. Location: Pat Thomas Committee Room, 412 Knott Building [...]

By |2019-03-29T15:08:59+00:00March 29th, 2019|Legislation, News Story|0 Comments

AAPL Opposes Florida’s Re-Attempt to Regulate Private Lending

By |2019-03-29T13:35:55+00:00March 18th, 2019|Legislation, News Story|1 Comment

Current bill aims to remove the long-standing business purpose exception from mortgage lender licensing In 2008, the United States Congress passed the Safe and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (SAFE Act), which required all state regulators to regulate mortgage loan originators who originated consumer loans secured by 1-4-unit residential properties (“Dwellings”). The states were [...]

By |2019-03-29T13:35:55+00:00March 18th, 2019|Legislation, News Story|1 Comment

American Association of Private Lenders Convened on Capitol Hill

By |2019-03-01T21:14:58+00:00March 1st, 2019|Legislation, News Story|0 Comments

Senate Meetings a Vital Step for Private Lender Advocacy The American Association of Private Lenders (AAPL) met with the offices of several senators on the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; and the Senate Committee on Finance, Thurs., Feb 21, 2019. The delegation of real estate private lenders and AAPL staff [...]

By |2019-03-01T21:14:58+00:00March 1st, 2019|Legislation, News Story|0 Comments

American Association of Private Lenders Held Inaugural Day on the Hill

By |2019-03-01T16:19:03+00:00February 27th, 2019|Legislation, News Story|0 Comments

The American Association of Private Lenders (AAPL) announced its inaugural Day on the Hill, during which met with the offices of several senators on the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; and United States Senate Committee on Finance. The delegation of private lenders and AAPL staff, including chairman Eddie Wilson and [...]

By |2019-03-01T16:19:03+00:00February 27th, 2019|Legislation, News Story|0 Comments

Private Lender Advocacy is Missing its Mark

By |2019-04-05T17:17:12+00:00January 24th, 2019|Legislation, Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Private lenders like you work tirelessly to grow your business and push the industry out of niche obscurity into a viable alternative to traditional lending. Still, there is one glaring arena where you have missed the mark: representing yourselves in the halls of state and federal legislatures. The fate of issues that impact private real [...]

By |2019-04-05T17:17:12+00:00January 24th, 2019|Legislation, Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Barney Frank to Speak at Largest Private Lending Conference

By |2018-11-14T02:03:22+00:00November 14th, 2018|Event News, Fair Housing/Lending, Legislation, News Story|0 Comments

American Association of Private Lenders to host former congressman as keynote speaker The American Association of Private Lenders (AAPL) announced former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank will be the keynote speaker during their 2018 Annual Conference State of the Association, Nov. 4 at Caesars Palace. Frank will address the current issues and trends impacting the rollback [...]

By |2018-11-14T02:03:22+00:00November 14th, 2018|Event News, Fair Housing/Lending, Legislation, News Story|0 Comments

Florida Passes Common Sense Regulation

By |2018-08-15T17:29:05+00:00August 15th, 2018|Legislation, News Story|1 Comment

Florida Removed Licensing Requirement for Private Lenders On March 21, 2018, Governor Rick Scott signed Florida House Bill 935 (“HB 935”) into law. Those who have been tracking this bill will know that the original legislation required a mortgage lender license for any lender making a loan secured by a 1-4 family residential property (“Dwelling”), [...]

By |2018-08-15T17:29:05+00:00August 15th, 2018|Legislation, News Story|1 Comment

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