The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA) is the national voice of the reverse mortgage industry, serving as an educational resource, policy advocate and public affairs center for lenders and related professionals. NRMLA was established in 1997 to enhance the professionalism of the reverse mortgage business.

Our mission is to educate consumers about the pros and cons of reverse mortgages, to train lenders to be sensitive to clients’ needs, to enforce our Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, and to advise policy makers on reverse mortgage issues.

For more information about reverse mortgages and to read borrower testimonials, visit NRMLA’s consumer education site www.reversemortgage.org.

Media Contact:
Jenny Werwa, Director of Public Relations
202-939-1783, jwerwa@dworbell.com


NRMLA Press Releases

NRMLA Statement on the President’s FY 2018 Budget Proposal

Today the White House published the President’s proposed budget for FY 2018, which includes $40.68 billion in gross discretionary funding for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. HUD also provided a detailed department budget and press release on its website. In response to the budget proposal, NRMLA President and CEO Peter Bell commented … more NRMLA Statement on the President’s FY 2018 Budget Proposal

NRMLA Kicks Off Second Annual Reverse Mortgage Education Week

Experts to Explain Strategic Uses of Home Equity in Retirement and Answer Consumer Questions   WASHINGTON (April 24, 2017) – The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association is proud to host a series of online seminars for professionals and consumers during its second annual Reverse Mortgage Education Week running today through Friday, April 28. The industry … more NRMLA Kicks Off Second Annual Reverse Mortgage Education Week

Home Equity Grows by $170.7 Billion for Homeowners 62 and Older in Q4 2016

WASHINGTON (March 29, 2017) – The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association reports today that retirement-aged homeowners saw a combined 2.8 percent increase of $170.7 billion in home equity in the fourth quarter of 2016, boosting their total housing wealth to $6.2 trillion. A 2.4 percent increase in home values for owners 62 and older in … more Home Equity Grows by $170.7 Billion for Homeowners 62 and Older in Q4 2016

NRMLA Explains Home Equity in Advance of Financial Literacy Month

WASHINGTON (March 23, 2017) – For many homeowners, the equity they have built up in their home is their largest financial asset, typically comprising more than half of their net worth. Yet confusion persists about how to measure home equity and the tools available for incorporating it into an overall personal financial management strategy. In … more NRMLA Explains Home Equity in Advance of Financial Literacy Month

NRMLA Congratulates New HUD Secretary

WASHINGTON (March 2, 2017) – In recognition of the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Dr. Ben Carson to serve as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, NRMLA President and CEO Peter Bell issued the following statement: “The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association congratulates Dr. Ben Carson on his confirmation to serve as the 17th Secretary of … more NRMLA Congratulates New HUD Secretary

Reverse Mortgage Industry Promotes Transparency with New Consumer Tools

Free Consumer Guides Now Available for Download from www.reversemortgage.org WASHINGTON (February 7, 2017) – The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association today announced the availability of three new resources for senior homeowners who are considering a reverse mortgage, and for current borrowers and their families who have questions about their loan. The free guides, posted to … more Reverse Mortgage Industry Promotes Transparency with New Consumer Tools

NRMLA Announces 2017 Board of Directors and Officers

WASHINGTON (December 19, 2016) – The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association today formally announced the members of its 2017 Board of Directors. Directors were elected unanimously en bloc during a NRMLA business meeting held in November during the association’s 2016 Annual Meeting in Chicago. The 2017 Board then elected the following slate of officers who … more NRMLA Announces 2017 Board of Directors and Officers

NRMLA Statement on Dr. Ben Carson’s Nomination to Lead HUD

Earlier today, President-Elect Donald Trump officially nominated retired neurosurgeon and former presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson to lead the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development in the new administration. If confirmed as HUD Secretary, the cabinet position will mark Dr. Carson’s first time holding political office. In response to the nomination, NRMLA President and … more NRMLA Statement on Dr. Ben Carson’s Nomination to Lead HUD