MBA, Trade Groups Weigh in On Private Flood Insurance
The Mortgage Bankers Association and 10 other industry organizations commented this week on private flood insurance questions and answers published by regulatory agencies.
MISMO Seeks Public Comment on Engineering Guidelines 21 and 40
MISMO, the real estate finance industry's standards organization, seeks public comment on MISMO Engineering Guidelines 21 and 40. The 30 day public comment period for both guidelines runs through June 18.
Housing Market Roundup: May 20, 2021
Here is a summary of recent housing and housing finance reports.
FHFA Announces GSEs’ Proposed Duty to Serve Underserved Markets Plans for 2022-2024
The Federal Housing Finance Agency published proposed 2022-2024 Underserved Markets Plans submitted by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac under the Duty to Serve program. The proposed Plans cover the period from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024.
Spread Between Retail, Industrial Rents Compresses
JLL, Chicago, reported the spread between retail property rents and industrial property rents is compressing as home deliveries speed up and e-commerce steals more and more market share from brick-and-mortar retailers.