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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.

Contact:

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

Phone: (202) 557-2700

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MBA Statement on FHFA’s Enhancements to the GSEs’ Radon Standards for Multifamily Properties

National
MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the Federal Housing Finance
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Total Commercial and Multifamily Borrowing and Lending Expected to Fall to $700 Billion in...

National
Total commercial and multifamily mortgage borrowing and lending is expected to fall to $700 billion this year, which is a 5 percent decline from an expected 2022 total of $740 billion.
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Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquency Rates Remain Low in Third Quarter 2022

National
Commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies remained low in the third quarter of 2022, according to the Mortgage
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Mortgage Application Payments Rise 3.7 Percent to $2,012 in October

National
Homebuyer affordability continued its downward trajectory in October, as the national median payment applied for by applicants increased 3.7 percent to $2,012 from $1,941 in September
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Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Declines 13 Percent in Third-Quarter 2022

National
Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations decreased 13 percent in the third quarter of 2022 compared to the same period last year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s
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Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in September

National
Mortgage credit availability decreased in September according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from ICE
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Homebuyer Affordability Improved for Third Straight Month in August

National
Homebuyer affordability improved for the third straight month in August, with the national median payment applied for by applicants decreasing to $1,839 from $1,844 in July.
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MBA Statement on FHFA’s Announcement of a Comprehensive Review of the Federal Home Loan...

National
Bob Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), issued the following statement on the Federal
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Builder Confidence Underwater After Falling for Eighth Consecutive Month

National
Builder confidence fell for the eighth straight month in August as elevated interest rates, ongoing supply chain problems and high home prices continue to exacerbate housing affordability
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Multifamily Sector Shows Signs of Caution in the Second Quarter

National
Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing was mixed in the second quarter of 2022, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released today by the National
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Mortgage Delinquencies Decrease in the Second Quarter of 2022

National
The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 3.64 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the second
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Multifamily Lending Hit Record High of $487 Billion in 2021

National
In 2021, 2,215 different multifamily lenders provided a total of $487.3 billion in new mortgages for apartment buildings with five or more units, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) annual report of the multifamily lending market
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MBA Statement on the Treasury Department’s Guidance to Increase Affordable Housing Supply

National
MBA's President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement on the Department of the Treasury’s new guidance to increase the ability of state, local, and tribal
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MBA Opens Doors Foundation Raises More than $187,000 During MBA’s Chairman’s Conference

National
The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced that it raised $187,200 during MBA’s annual Chairman’s Conference. As part of the proceeds raised
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Baby Boomer Homeowners’ Mortality Expected to Have Minimal Impact on Housing Supply and Prices

National
More than 4 million existing-homes for sale annually over the next decade will come from the aging and mortality of older homeowners, but sustained homebuyer demand from population
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Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 0.85% in May

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) monthly Loan Monitoring Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 9 basis points from 0.94% of servicers’
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Mortgage Applications for New Home Purchases Decreased 5 Percent in May

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for May 2022 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 5 percent compared to a year ago.
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Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in May

National
Mortgage credit availability decreased in May according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from ICE Mortgage Technology.
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Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 1.05% in March

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) monthly Loan Monitoring Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 13 basis points from 1.18%
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Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in February

National
Mortgage credit availability increased in February according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from ICE Mortgage Technology