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 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

Acting DAS for Single Family Housing to Address NRMLA Annual Meeting

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Single Family Housing to Address NRMLA Annual Meeting WASHINGTON (November 7, 2016) – The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association is pleased to announce that Robert Mulderig, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Single Family Housing, which oversees the Federal Housing Administration’s … more Acting DAS for Single Family Housing to Address NRMLA Annual Meeting

Reverse Mortgage Industry Reaches 1 Million Loan Milestone

WASHINGTON (November 1, 2016) – The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association applauds the Federal Housing Administration today for insuring more than one million reverse mortgages through its Home Equity Conversion Mortgage program, which was first created 27 years ago. FHA endorsed 3,919 loans in October 2016, which brings the total number of older homeowners who … more Reverse Mortgage Industry Reaches 1 Million Loan Milestone

Senior Home Equity on the Rise, Increases by $135.2 Billion in Second Quarter

WASHINGTON (September 28, 2016) – Housing wealth continues to grow for U.S. homeowners aged 62 and older, providing seniors with added financial security in their retirement years. That’s according to the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association, who reported today that the aggregate value of senior home equity reached $5.9 trillion in the second quarter of … more Senior Home Equity on the Rise, Increases by $135.2 Billion in Second Quarter