Investors and lenders are grouping commercial properties into distinct “buckets,” and different buckets will likely perform differently as the economy bounces back from the Pandemic Recession, said MBA Vice President of CRE Research & Economics Jamie Woodwell.
Moody’s Analytics and the Urban Institute recently reported that more than 10 million U.S. renter households owe more than $5000 in back rent and fees as America’s affordability problem worsens during the pandemic. Analysts took on these and other issues in a lively session at the Mortgage Bankers Association's CREF21 virtual convention.
The Mortgage Bankers Association presented UBS with the 2021 Commercial/Multifamily Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award.
The Mortgage Bankers Association submitted a comment letter yesterday to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, asking that a Bureau proposal on consumer access to financial records provide a level playing field for all authorized data users and promotes consumer awareness in the ways that data are accessed and used.
Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell for the third straight week to their lowest level since November, the Labor Department reported yesterday, signaling the economy could be heading toward more stable footing.