MBA Continues to Cite ‘Substantial Concerns’ in Basel III NPR Comments

Following a joint comment letter with other trade groups submitted last week, the Mortgage Bankers Association also outlined more in depth concerns about the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the implementation of the final components of the Basel III standards in a separate letter Tuesday.

MBA, Housing Trades Call on Fed to End Rate Hikes, Pledge Not to Sell MBS Book 

On Monday, the Mortgage Bankers Association led a coalition letter sent to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve that conveyed the housing industry’s serious concerns about the negative market impacts the Fed’s monetary policy actions (e.g., rate hikes and quantitative tightening) are having on the market.

Fed Keeps Rates Steady But Options Open

The Federal Open Market Committee held rates steady at its June meeting but kept its options open for July and later this year.

Fed Raises Rates; Is That It?

The Federal Open Market Committee raised the federal funds rate by another 25 basis points last week to its highest level since July 2007. And while it hinted this might be the final increase for a while, it left open the door for more action should economic conditions warrant.

Fed Adds 25 Basis Points to Federal Funds Rate

The Federal Open Market last week raised the federal funds rate by another 25 basis points, a move widely anticipated by analysts and financial markets.

Fed Brings Out the Big Guns

Following weeks of gloomy economic news and rising inflation, the Federal Open Market Committee pulled out nearly all the stops on Wednesday, hiking the federal funds rate by 75 basis points for the first time in nearly 30 years.

CREF Highlights June 4, 2020

Commercial and multifamily developments and activities from MBA relevant to your business and our industry.

CREF Highlights

Commercial and multifamily developments and activities from MBA relevant to your business and our industry.