MBA’s Stevens to Speak at DNC Event Today & Wednesday

Mortgage Bankers Association President and CEO David Stevens, CMB, will speak today at a housing event discussing the future of home lending at the Democratic National Committee Convention in Philadelphia.  

The event, Under Construction: How Will the Next President Remodel Home Lending?, features leading lawmakers, policymakers and thought leaders to discuss housing policy choices facing the next Congress and administration.  

Joining Stevens at the event:  

–Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass.

–Anne Fadullon, Director of Planning & Development, City of Philadelphia

–Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif.

–Susan Wachter, Albert Sussman Professor of Real Estate, Professor of Finance, The Wharton School; and Co-Director of the Penn Institute for Urban Research, University of Pennsylvania.  

The event will be moderated by Clea Benson, deputy editor of POLITICO Pro.  

The event begins at 2:00 p.m. ET at the POLITICO Hub, 2001 Market Street, 2 Commerce Square in Philadelphia. The event is free and will be live-streamed.  

You can follow the event at #UnderConstruction. For more information, click    

Additionally, on Wednesday, July 27, Stevens will also participate in an MBA-co-sponsored event, The Hill Presents: Real Estate & the U.S. Economy: A Policy Discussion on 2017 & Beyond.  

The U.S. real estate industry generates more than 20 percent of America’s GDP, employs more than 9 million people, and produces nearly two-thirds of the taxes raised by local governments for essential public services. Join The Hill to explore the state of the U.S. real estate market and future prospects for the industry with a new Congress and Administration.  

Moderated by Peter Schroeder, reporter with The Hill, featured speakers include:  

–Sen. Ben Cardin,, D-Md.

–Christopher Coes, Director of LOCUS

–Jeff DeBoer, President and CEO of The Real Estate Roundtable

–Tom McGee of the International Council of Shopping Centers

–Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass.  

The event will be live-streamed at MBA NewsLink will provide coverage.