Mortgage Bankers Seek Permanent Licensing Changes for Remote Work

National Mortgage News, Aug. 17, 2020–Bonnie Sinnock (subsicription)
The Mortgage Bankers Association is exploring whether state regulators would be willing to give licensed origination professionals such as underwriters, processors and closers the long-term flexibility to work out of home offices. “We’d like to see work from home allowed on a permanent basis,” said Jeff Taylor, who is the chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 50,000-member grassroots lobbying organization, the Mortgage Action Alliance. “That’s one of the bigger issues people are trying to think about right now when it comes to their workforce.”