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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the national association representing the real estate finance industry, an industry that employs more than 280,000 people in virtually every community in the country. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the association works to ensure the continued strength of the nation’s residential and commercial real estate markets; to expand homeownership and extend access to affordable housing to all Americans. MBA promotes fair and ethical lending practices and fosters professional excellence among real estate finance employees through a wide range of educational programs and a variety of publications. Its membership of over 2,400 companies includes all elements of real estate finance: mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, Wall Street conduits, life insurance companies and others in the mortgage lending field.

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Mortgage Bankers Association
1331 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: (202) 557-2700

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MBA Statement on Senate Regulatory Relief Legislation

David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, released the following statement applauding Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and a bipartisan group of cosponsors on the introduction of their regulatory relief package
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MBA Statement on FHA’s Annual Report to Congress

David H. Stevens, CMB, President & CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement regarding FHA's Annual Report to Congress. "FHA and its leadership should be commended for their continued commitment to improving the value of the FHA single-family MMI fund.
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MBA Statement on Resignation of CFPB Director Richard Cordray

David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, released the following statement regarding the resignation of Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB):
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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications increased 3.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 10, 2017. This week's results do not include an adjustment for the Veterans' Day holiday.
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Mortgage Applications Flat in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications remained unchanged from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 3, 2017.
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MBA Lauds Passage of H.R. 2148, Clarifying Commercial Real Estate Loans Act

David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the following statement, praising the House of Representatives for passing by a voice vote H.R. 2148, the Clarifying Commercial Real Estate Loans Act
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Mortgage Credit Availability Decreases Slightly in October

Mortgage credit availability decreased slightly in October according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool.
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MBA President and CEO David Stevens Testifies on Housing Finance Reform

David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), testified today before the House Financial Services Committee Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance. His full written testimony is available here. Below is Stevens' oral testimony, as prepared for delivery
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 2.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 27, 2017.
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MBA Forecasts Commercial/Multifamily Originations Flat in 2018

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) projects commercial and multifamily mortgage originations will increase in 2017, ending the year at $515 billion, up 5 percent from the 2016 volumes. MBA expects volumes to remain at roughly that level in 2018. MBA forecasts mortgage banker originations of just multifamily mortgages at $235 billion in 2017, with total multifamily lending at $271 billion. After strong growth in 2017, multifamily lending is expected to slow slightly in 2018.
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MBA’s Future Leaders Program Graduates 72 Residential and Commercial/Multifamily Real Estate Finance Professionals

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today recognized a total of 72 mortgage professionals -- 38 from the residential market segment and 34 from the commercial/multifamily market segment -- in a graduation ceremony for MBA's Future Leaders Program held at the association's Annual Convention & Expo in Denver, CO.
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 4.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 20, 2017. The previous week's results included an adjustment for the Columbus Day holiday.
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Arch MI and CMG Foundation Presented with MBA Opens Doors Foundation Community Champion Award

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that Arch Mortgage Insurance and the CMG Foundation are the recipients of the MBA Opens Doors Foundation (ODF) 2017 Community Champion Award. The award recognizes those whose dedication resulted in unique and lasting contributions to advance the foundation's mission to enable families with a critically ill or injured child to keep their home, even in the face of significant medical bills.
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MBA Forecasts Purchase Originations to Increase to $1.2 Trillion in 2018

The Mortgage Bankers Association announced today that it expects to see $1.2 trillion in purchase mortgage originations during 2018, a 7.3 percent increase from 2017.  In contrast, MBA anticipates refinance originations will decrease by 28.3 percent from 2017, to approximately $430 billion.  In total, mortgage originations will decrease to $1.60 trillion in 2018 from $1.69 trillion in 2017
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MORPAC Honors Fowler Williams, CMB with the 2017 Distinguished Schumacher-Bolduc Award

The Mortgage Bankers Association Political Action Committee (MORPAC) today awarded Fowler Williams, CMB, President and CEO at Crescent Mortgage Company, with the 2017 Schumacher-Bolduc Award at the association's Annual Convention and Expo held in Denver, CO. The award was given to Williams in recognition of his outstanding work on behalf of MBA's political advocacy programs and the mortgage lending industry