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    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Remains Flat at 5.53 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 5, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance remained unchanged relative to the prior week ...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 23, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 0.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    MBA Statement on the Passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 22, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. "MBA commends Congress for passing th...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Increases to 5.49 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 21, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance increased slightly from 5.48% of servicers' ...


    MBA Hires Charmaine Brown As New Director of Diversity and Inclusion

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 17, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that mortgage industry veteran Charmaine Brown has been chosen to fill its newly created position of Director of Diversity and Inclusion...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 16, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 1.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    Mortgage Action Alliance Reaches Milestone of 70,000+ Members

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 15, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that the Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA) has reached a record-setting milestone of more than 70,000 active members nationwide. MAA is a v...


    Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Increased 1.5 Percent in the Third Quarter of 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 15, 2020) - The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding rose by $57.0 billion (1.5 percent) in the third quarter of 2020, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) late...


    November New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 34.7 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 15, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for November 2020 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 34.7 percent compared from a y...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 5.48 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 14, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased from 5.54% of servicers' portfolio...


    MBA Statement on the Final General and Seasoned QM Rules

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 11, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the final General and Seasoned QM Rules: "MBA applauds the Bureau for releasing the final Gener...


    MBA Statement on Selection of Rep. Marcia L. Fudge as HUD Secretary Nominee

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 10, 2020) - Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President & CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement on President-Elect Joe Biden's selection of Rep. Marcia L. Fu...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquency Rates Continue to Vary by Property Types and Capital Sources

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 10, 2020) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage performance remains mixed, revealing the various impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on different types of commercial real estate, according to two ...


    RIHA Study: Widening Inequality After the Great Recession Attributed to Decline in Homeownership and Home Values

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 10, 2020) - The distribution of wealth among U.S. households became increasingly unequal from 2007 through 2016 as a decline in homeownership and home values impacted the wealth of middle-class fami...


    MBA Opens Doors Foundation Welcomes Kristy Fercho and Matt Rocco to its Board of Directors

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 9, 2020) - The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced two real estate finance industry executives to its Board of Directors: Kristy Fercho, 2021 MBA Chair-Elect, and Executive Vice Pres...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Decembe 9, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 1.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending D...


    MISMO Statement in Support of the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s Recommendation on Adoption and Use of Industry Data Standards

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 8, 2020) - Seth Appleton, President of MISMO®, today issued the following statement in support of the Financial Stability Oversight Council's (FSOC) annual report recommendation that the industry adop...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in November

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 8, 2020) - Mortgage credit availability increased in November according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Remains Flat at 5.54 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance remained unchanged relative to the prior week...


    Borden Hoskins Joins MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Borden Hoskins has joined the association as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs. In this role, he will be responsible f...


    IMB Production Profits Increase in Third Quarter of 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 3, 2020) - Independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $5,535 on each loan they originated in the third quarter of 2020, up from a reported ...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 2, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 0.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Increases to 5.54 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 1, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance increased from 5.48% of servicers' portfolio ...


    MBA Announces Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors for 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 25, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced the members of its Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors (COMBOG) for 2021. "MBA boasts a strong leadership...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 25, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 3.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Increases Slightly to 5.48 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 23, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance increased from 5.47% of servicers' portfolio...


    MBA Statement on FHFA's Finalized Capital Rule

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 19, 2020) - Bob Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, made the following statement regarding the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) finalized capital...


    MBA Opens Doors Foundation Receives More Than $150,000 from EPM’s Choose Kindness Campaign

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 19, 2020) - The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced that it has received $153,634 from EPM's (Equity Prime Mortgage) Choose Kindness campaign, including a personal donation of $26,30...


    October New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 32.9 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 19, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for October 2020 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 32.9 percent compared from a ye...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 18, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 0.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    MBA Statement on FHFA’s 2021 Multifamily Loan Purchase Caps

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 17, 2020) - Bob Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, made the following statement regarding the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) announcement of the 2021 mul...


    MISMO Launches CRE Property Financials Workgroup and Issues Call for Participants

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 17, 2020) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today announced a call for participants for a new workgroup focused on a standards solution for commercial real estate (CRE). The CR...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 5.47 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 16, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased for the 11th week in a row from 5....


    MBA Statement on FHA’s Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund

    CONTACT John Mechem jmechem@mba.org (202) 557-2924 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 13, 2020) - Comment of Bob Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, on the Annual Report regarding the status of the FHA Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMIF). "Today's repor...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in October

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 13, 2020) - Mortgage credit availability increased in October according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 11, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 0.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    MBA Honors Leslie G. Baird with 2020 Ken Markison Legacy Achievement Award

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 10, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has presented its annual Ken Markison Legacy Achievement Award to Leslie G. Baird of Wright, Finlay & Zak, LLP. The award, presented to Baird yesterday a...


    Financial Services and Consumer Coalition Launches Borrower Awareness Campaign

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 'Not Ok? That's Ok' Designed to Spur Borrowers Facing Hardship to Call Their Servicer or a Counselor WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 10, 2020) - Today, a broad coalition of financial services stakeholders - including mortga...


    Mortgage Delinquencies Decrease in the Third Quarter of 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 10, 2020) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 7.65 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the thir...


    MISMO® Selects Seth Appleton as its New President

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 10, 2020) - MISMO® announced today that it has selected Seth Daniel Appleton as its new president. Appleton currently serves as the Assistant Secretary, Policy Development and Research, for the U.S. D...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 5.67 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 9, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 16 basis points from 5.83% of se...


    MBA Congratulates Joe Biden on His Election as President of the United States

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 7, 2020) - Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President & CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement congratulating Joseph R. Biden Jr. on his election as the 46th Pres...


    MBA Forecast: Commercial/Multifamily Lending to Fall 34 Percent in 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 5, 2020) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers are expected to close $395 billion of loans backed by income-producing properties in 2020, a 34 percent decline from 2019's record volume of $6...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 4, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 3.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending ...


    Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Falls 47 Percent in the Third Quarter of 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 3, 2020) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 47 percent lower in the third quarter compared to a year ago, and increased 12 percent from the second quarter of 2020, accordin...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 5.83 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 2, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 7 basis points from 5.90% of ser...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Decline in October

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 2, 2020) - Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties declined in October, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest monthly MBA CREF Loan Per...


    MISMO® Seeks Comment on New API Toolkit

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 2, 2020) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today announced release of its new MISMO API (application programming interface) Toolkit for a 60-day member comment period. Com...


    MBA Education Honors Frederico Pereira with Willis Bryant Award

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 28, 2020) - MBA Education, the award-winning education division of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), today honored Freddie Mac's Frederico Pereira with its Willis Bryant Award. The Willis Bryant Awa...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 28, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 1.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending ...


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