The American Land Title Association represents its members on a national and state level by working closely with Members of Congress, state legislatures and regulators. This page provides an overview to keep you abreast of what ALTA is currently engaged on and provides a multitude of information including top priorities, information on key issues and updates on recent legislative and regulatory updates.
The American Land Title Association has developed policy statements on issues affecting the title industry and its members. The following policy statements are aimed to give a broad overview of the issue and are approved by the ALTA Board of Directors.
Looking for ways where you can have an impact? The American Land Title Association has several areas where you can make a difference. Most of our advocacy efforts are due in part to our members and individuals who reach out through one of the following ways.
The Title Industry Political Action Committee (TIPAC) is the voluntary, non-partisan Political Action Committee (PAC) of the America Land Title Association. It is the only PAC that directly represents the interest of the title industry in our nation's political system.
- Title Action Network
The Title Action Network (TAN) is a premier grassroots organizations the value of the land title industry. TAN is free to join and provides brief alerts on issues impacting you and your business.
- Personalized Policymaker
It seems quite frequently, policymakers simply don't understand the important role the title insurance industry plays in an efficient real estate transaction. To help solve this problem, ALTA has created something to change this dynamic. Spearheaded by ALTA President Mark Winter, the association has launched a Personalized Policymaker Education program, which encourages members to reach out to their U.S. Senator, U.S. Congressman, or state policymakers and regulators to ask them to visit your office to learn what the industry does to protect the real estate transaction.
The American Land Title Association Government Affairs Team is currently engaged with policymakers and regulators on several issues that could affect the title industry. The following provides information on recent legislative and regulatory issues.
- GSE Reform
- Tax Reform
- Harp 2.0/3.0
- National Mortgage Database
- Flood Insurance
- Mortgage Modification/Short Sales
- Point and Fees
- Legal Advocacy