The Week Ahead

Sorohan, Mike msorohan@mba.org

February 11, 2019

SAN DIEGO--MBA NewsLink comes to you this week from the Mortgage Bankers Association's Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo, the largest gathering of commercial/multifamily professionals in the country.

The Convention runs through Wednesday, Feb. 13. MBA NewsLink, MBA Commercial/Multifamily NewsLink and MBA Servicing NewsLink will provide onsite coverage.For more information, click https://www.mba.org/conferences-and-education/event-mini-sites/commercial-real-estate-finance/multifamily-housing-convention-and-expo

MBA releases its monthly Builder Applications Survey this Thursday, Feb. 14; its Weekly Applications Survey this Wednesday, Feb. 13; and its 4th Quarter National Delinquency Survey this Friday, Feb. 15. 

Back in Washington, Senate and House committees kick into gear this week, with FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery and HUD Chief Financial Officer slated to appear before a House Appropriations subcommittee this Tuesday.

The hearing, The Department of Housing and Urban Development's Management of Housing Contracts During the Shutdown, begins at 3:00 p.m. ET in Room 2358 of the Rayburn House Office Building and can be accessed online at https://docs.house.gov/Committee/Calendar/ByEvent.aspx?EventID=108881 .   

Mark Calabria, the Trump Administration's nominee as Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, appears before the Senate Banking Committee this Thursday, Feb. 14.   Also appearing before the Committee: Bimal Patel as Assistant Secretary with the Treasury Department; and Todd Harper and Rodney Hood as nominees for the National Credit Union Administration.  

The hearing begins at 10:00 a.m. ET in 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building and can be accessed online at https://www.banking.senate.gov/hearings/02/07/2019/nomination-hearing.  

The House Financial Services Committee holds two hearings of interest this week. On Wednesday, February 13, the full committee holds a hearing on Homeless in America: Examining the Crisis and Solutions to End Homelessness.   The hearing begins at 10:00 a.m. ET in 2128 Rayburn House Office Building and can be accessed online at https://financialservices.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=402120.  

On Thursday, Feb. 14, the Financial Services subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance holds a hearing on The Affordable Housing Crisis in Rural America: Assessing the Federal Response. The hearing begins at 10:00 a.m. ET in 2128 Rayburn and can be accessed online at https://financialservices.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=402093.  

Looking ahead, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will appear before the Senate Banking Committee and the House Financial Services Committee the week of Feb. 25 for his Semi-Annual Monetary Report to Congress. Powell is scheduled to appear before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 26 and before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

MBA offices will be closed next Monday, Feb. 18 in observance of the Presidents' Day holiday. MBA NewsLink will not publish that day. On behalf of MBA officers and staff, have a safe and happy holiday.

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For information about upcoming MBA conferences, visit http://www.mba.org/ConferencesEvents/Conferences.aspx.

If your company/association is an MBA member, we are happy to list conferences/events on the MBA NewsLink Upcoming Meetings/Events Calendar. Send your items to Mike Sorohan, editor, at msorohan@mba.org. 

Upcoming Meetings/Events

Feb. 10-13: MBA Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo, San Diego

Feb. 12-15: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I, Washington, D.C.

Feb. 12: MBA Non-QM Webinar Series Part III: Originating and Closing Non-QM

Feb. 12: MBA Education Impacts of Blockchain on the Real Estate Ecosystem Webinar

Feb. 13: MBA Weekly Applications Survey

Feb. 13: MBA Education Compliance Essentials: Update on AML/SAR Reporting and Enforcement Webinar

Feb. 13: MBA Education Roadmap for Moving from Paper to Digital (Servicing) Webinar

Feb. 13: Consumer Price Index

Feb. 13: Real Earnings

Feb. 14: MBA Builder Applications Survey (tentative)

Feb. 14: MBA Education Compliance Essentials: The HMDA Submission Deadline--Are You Prepared? Webinar

Feb. 15: MBA 4th Quarter 2018 National Delinquency Survey

Feb. 15: Advance Retail Sales

Feb. 15: Empire State Manufacturing Survey

Feb. 15: Imports/Exports

Feb. 15: Industrial Production/Capacity Utilization

Feb. 15: Business Inventories

Feb. 15: U. of Michigan Consumer Surveys (prelim)

Feb. 19: MBA Education CMF Fundamentals of Commercial Insurance Webinar

Feb. 19: MBA Education D&I: Techniquest to Improve Customer Loyalty Across Cultures Webinar

Feb. 19: National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index

Feb. 20: MBA Weekly Applications Survey

Feb. 20: New Residential Construction

Feb. 21: MBA Education How Mortgage Lenders are Reducing Costs with Robotics Webinar

Feb. 21: Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Survey

Feb. 21: Existing Home Sales

Feb. 25-28: MBA National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo, Orlando, Fla.

Feb. 25: MBA Education Compliance Essentials State Mortgage Servicing Rules Deep Dive Workshop, Orlando, Fla.

Feb. 25: MBA Education Foundational Concepts in Residential Mortgage Servicing Classroom Course, Orlando, Fla.

Feb. 25: MBA Education Advances Servicing Workshop, Orlando, Fla.

Feb. 25: Chicago Fed National Activity Index

Feb. 25: Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey

Feb. 26: MBA Education API Fundamentals for Your Mortgage Lending Operations Webinar

Feb. 26: Revised Building Permits

Feb. 26: Philadelphia Fed Non-Manufacturing Survey

Feb. 26: S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indicies

Feb. 26: Consumer Confidence

Feb. 26: New Residential Sales

Feb. 26: Richmond Fed Survey

Feb. 27: MBA Weekly Applications Survey

Feb. 27: MBA Education Mortgage Lending in 2019: What the Heck Do I Know Now? Webinar

Feb. 27: Advance Durable Goods

Feb. 27: Pending Home Sales

Feb. 28: MBA Education Appraisal II: Pros and Cons of Various Valuation Products Webinar series

Feb. 28: Gross Domestic Product

Mar. 1-Apr. 12: MBA Education Optimal Loan Production Manager Coaching Instructor-Guided Online Course

Mar. 4-14: MBA Education School of Mortgage Servicing Instructor-Guided Online Course

Mar. 5-19: MBA Education Introduction to Mortgage Banking Instructor-Guided Online Course

Mar. 5-8: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking II, Washington, D.C.

Mar. 10-13: MBA Mid-Winter Housing Finance Conference, Avon, Colo.

Mar. 13: MBA Education Introduction to Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities Webinar

Mar. 13: MBA Education Compliance Essentials--California Consumer Privacy Act--What You Need to Know Webinar

Mar. 14: MBA Education Warehouse Lending Webinar

Mar. 14: MBA Education IMBs: Join a Bank, Buy a Bank or Stay Indepedent Webinar

Mar. 15: Beware

Mar. 19: MBA Education CMF Self-Insurance and Reinsurance Webinar

Mar. 20: MBA Education Mortgage Accounting Webinar Part 1: Drilling into Mortgage Accounting

Mar. 20: MBA Education Compliance Essentials--Update on Social Media & Digital Advertising Regulations Webinar

Mar. 21: MBA Education Compliance Essentials--The Latest on State Level Escrow Requirements Webinar

Mar. 24-27: MBA Technology Solutions Conference & Expo, Dallas

Mar. 24: MISMO Fundamentals Course Live at MBA Technology Solutions Conference & Expo

Mar. 25-Apr. 15: MBA Education CRE Basics Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Instructor-Guided Online Course

Mar. 26: mPower: Every Business Woman's Essential Guide to Safety Webinar

Mar. 27-28: MBA Education Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop, Atlanta

Mar. 27: MBA Education Mortgage Accounting Webinar Series Part II: Loan Level Accounting

Mar. 27: MBA Education Twenty Performance Ratios Every Mortgage Banker Must Know Webinar

Mar. 28: MBA Education Appraisal III: Revisions, Reconsiderations & Rebuttals Webinar series

Apr. 1-2: MBA State & Local Workshop, Washington, D.C.

Apr. 2-3: MBA National Advocacy Conference, Washington, D.C.

Apr. 3: MBA Education Mortgage Accounting Webinar Series Part III: Hedging for Accountants

Apr. 9-12: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I, San Antonio, Texas

Apr. 9-12: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking II, San Antonio, Texas

Apr. 10: Capital Markets Summit, New York

Apr. 10-11: MBA Commercial/Multifamily Human Resources Roundtable, Washington, D.C.

Apr. 10: MBA Education Mortgage Accounting II: Loan-Level Accounting Webinar Series

Apr. 11: MBA Education Benchmarking Yourself as a Mortgage Lender Webinar

Apr. 16: MBA Education CMF Catastrophic Insurance Webinar

Apr. 17: MBA Education Mortgage Accounting Webinar Series Part IV: Hedge Accounting and GAAP

Apr. 22-May 16: MBA Education School of Loan Origination I Instructor-Guided Online Course

Apr. 24: MBA Education Mortgage Accounting Webinar Series Part V: Cash and Capital Preservation

Apr. 24: MBA Education Compliance Essentials--Loan Originator Compensation Guidance and Q/A Webinar

Apr. 30: MBA Education Appraisal IV: Latest Developments in USPAP Webinar series

May 1-22: MBA Education CRE Basics: Underwriting Multifamily and Valuation Instructor-Guided Online Course

May 5-8: MBA Legal Issues & Regulatory Compliance Conference, New Orleans

May 7: MBA Education Benchmarking Yourself as a Mortgage Lender Webinar

May 7: MBA Education Steps Warehouse Lenders Must Take in Today's Market Webinar

May 7: MBA Education Basics of Commercial Loan Closing & Loan Documentation Webinar

May 7-21: MBA Education Introduction to Mortgage Banking Instructor-Guided Online Course

May 8: MBA Education Compliance Essentials--Payoff Statement Requirements for Mortgage Servicers Webinar

May 14-17: MBA Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference, Los Angeles

May 14-17: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I, Chicago

May 14-17: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking II, Chicago

May 21-Jun. 13: MBA Education School of Loan Origination II Instructor-Guided Online Course

May 19-22: MBA National Secondary Market Conference & Expo, New York

May 22-23: MBA Commercial/Multifamily Financial Officer Roundtable, Washington, D.C.

May 22: MBA Education Compliance Essentials--Regulatory Considerations for HELOCs Webinar

May 23: MBA Education Compliance Essentials--The Latest in Vendor Management Regulations Webinar

May 28-Jun. 17: MBA Education CRE Basics Underwriting Office Buildings/Valuation Instructor-Guided Online Course

May 31-Jul. 19: MBA Education Residential CMB Prep Course

Jun. 2-5: MBA Chairmans Conference, Napa, Calif.

Jun. 3-5: MBA Education Advanced Risk Management for Mortgage Pros Classroom Course, Washington, D.C.

Jun. 11-14: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking III, Washington, D.C.

Jun. 18: MBA Education CMF Ordinance or Law Insurance Webinar

Jun. 20: MBA Document Custody Conference, Tyson's Corner, Va. 

Jun. 20: MBA Education Introduction to Internal Audits for Mortgage Bankers Webinar

Jun. 26-Jul. 17: MBA Education CRE Basics Appraisal & Three Approaches to Value Instructor-Guided Online Course

Jun. 27: MBA Education Using Internal Audits to Detect Risk & Improve Profitability Webinar

Jul. 9-23: MBA Education Introduction to Mortgage Banking Instructor-Guided Online Course

Jul. 10-11: MBA CREF Market Intelligence Symposium, New York

Jul. 10-11: MBA Education Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop, Los Angeles

Jul. 15-Aug. 8: MBA Education School of Loan Origination Instructor-Guided Online Course

Jul. 15-25: MBA Education School of Mortgage Servicing Instructor-Guided Online Course

Jul. 16-30: MBA Education Introduction to Mortgage Banking Instructor-Guided Online Course

Jul. 16: MBA Education CMF Top Commercial Insurance Issues and Problems Webinar

Jul. 17: MBA Education Mortgage Servicing and Subservicing Part I--Overview Webinar

Jul. 23-26: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking Course I, Washington, D.C.

Jul. 23-26: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking Course II, Washington, D.C.

Jul. 24-Aug. 17: MBA Education CRE Basics Intro to Commercial Loan Servicing Instructor-Guided Online Course

Jul. 24: MBA Education Mortgage Servicing & Subservicing II--Details Webinar

Jul. 25: MBA Education Excel for Commercial Real Estate Professionals webinar

Aug. 13-16: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking III, Washington, D.C.

Aug. 13-16: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I, Denver

Aug. 19-Sep. 9: MBA Education CRE Basics Property Inspection/Environmental Concerns Instructor-Guided Online Course

Aug. 21: MBA Education Compliance Essentials--Update on State-Level Litigation and Emerging Trends Webinar

Aug. 21-23: MBA Education Multifamily School of Mortgage Banking

Sep. 9: MBA Education Commercial Loan Origination Sales Training Workshop

Sep. 10-24: MBA Education Introduction to Mortgage Banking Instructor-Guided Online Course

Sep. 11-12: MBA Education Multifamily Property Inspection Workhop, Washington, D.C.

Sep. 11: MBA Education Compliance Essentials--Supreme Court & Appelate Court Update (Year in Review) Webinar

Sep. 15-17: MBA Risk Management, QA & Fraud Prevention Forum, Chicago

Sep. 16-Oct. 7: MBA Education CRE Basics Underwriting Retail Instructor-Guided Online Course

Sep. 17-20: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I, Dallas

Sep. 17-20: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking II, Dallas

Sep. 17: MBA Education CMF General, Umbrella and Professional Liability Insurance Webinar

Sep. 18: MBA Education Bank-Owned Mortgage Division, What Bankers Need to Know Webinar

Sep. 18: MBA Education Compliance Essentials--Update on Recent Class Action & Private Litigation Webinar

Sep. 22-24: MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference, Washington, D.C.

Sep. 25-Oct. 19: MBA Education CRE Basics BMC & Financial Statement Analysis Instructor-Guided Online Course

Oct. 8-Nov. 21: MBA Education School of Loan Origination Instructor-Guided Online Course

Oct. 14-24: MBA Education School of Mortgage Servicing Instructor-Guided Online Course

Oct. 15: MBA Education CMF Overview of CMF Insurance Compliance Webinar

Oct. 16: MBA Education Budgeting and Financial Planning for Non-Believers Webinar

Oct. 27-30: MBA Annual Convention & Expo, Austin, Texas

Nov. 5-21: MBA Education School of Loan Origination II Instructor-Guided Online Course

Nov. 13-14: MBA Education Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop, Dallas

Nov. 19-21: MBA Accounting & Financial Management Conference, San Diego

Nov. 19: MBA Education CMF--Commercial Insurer Ratings and Property Claims Webinar

Dec. 3-6: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking III, Dallas

Dec. 4-5: MBA Summit on Diversity & Inclusion, Washington, D.C.

Nov. 19: MBA Education CMF Commercial Insurer Ratings & Property Claims Webinar

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