In 2019, with the confirmation of Mark Calabria to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency and the release of the Trump administration’s reform plans, housing finance reform took center stage again. Against that backdrop, MBA continued to assert its position as the thought leader on all elements of housing finance reform.
The Mortgage Bankers Association, in a Dec. 23 letter to Ginnie Mae, offered a series of recommendations as the agency develops its upcoming Digital Collateral Guide.
November sales of new single‐family houses rose by 1.3 percent from October and by nearly 17 percent from a year ago, HUD and the Census Bureau reported yesterday.
In the third quarter, homeowners’ equity in real estate reached $18.7 trillion--continuing a run of consecutive quarterly increases dating back to 2012.