Jillayne Schlicke is an educator and consultant for CE Forward, Inc. in the areas of mortgage lending law, ethics, compliance, and fraud. She has been in the mortgage lending industry for over 30 years, has received 14 industry awards and earned her M.A. from Antioch University in Seattle.
[Op-ed] With a movement against gender bias, sexism, and predatory behavior spreading to all industries, it’s time to take a look at our industry and ask: why is a daily mortgage lending industry email with disparaging jokes about women still a thing?
HUD’s objectives are sometimes distributed by factors ranging from politics, socio-economic disparities and even natural disasters. When American homeowners fall victim to any of these elements, HUD is not only there to offer a helping hand, but often serves as the tool that leads to recovery.