On Tuesday, the Federal Housing Finance Agency released the final 2021 Underserved Markets Plans for the GSEs under the Duty to Serve program. On Monday, MBA submitted comments in support of a proposed rule on supervisory guidance issued by a group of federal financial regulators.
The U.S. economy shed 140,000 jobs in December, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, although the unemployment rate held steady at 6.7 percent.
Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties Increased for the second month in a row in December, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest monthly MBA CREF Loan Performance Survey.
The COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact the labor market to close 2020. Friday's release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that faster layoffs led to a loss of 140,000 jobs in December and kept the headline unemployment rate (U-3) at 6.7 percent.