February 25, 2003

You have the opportunity to view a live Web cast of the House Subcommittee hearing entitled, "Simplifying the Home Buying Process: HUD's Proposal to Reform RESPA."

The Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity of the Committee on Financial Services is holding the hearing. Stanley Friedlander, ALTA's president, will testify on behalf of ALTA and the title industry.

To view the live Web cast at 2:00 p.m. on February 25th, go to: Once there, scroll to the bottom of the main page and on the left side under featured items, you can view the hearing live.

(Note: You will need Windows Media Player © to listen to the hearing. To download click here.)

Contact ALTA at 202-296-3671 or

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