The Week Ahead, Apr. 11, 2022: MBA Tech2022 and 4 Other Things to Know

LAS VEGAS–Good morning and happy Monday! MBA NewsLink comes to you this week here from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Technology Solutions Conference & Expo.

The biggest mortgage technology conference of the year is underway, running through Thursday Apr. 14 at the Bellagio. In addition to a keynote address from MBA Vice Chair Matt Rocco, MBA will present the 2022 MBA NewsLink Tech All-Star Awards on Tuesday morning. Look for a story and profiles of all of our winners this week in NewsLink.

Attendees will also take the pulse of the industry and where it’s headed so you can keep up. Take knowledge and solutions back home with you to keep your company in the game. Meet with experts from top companies in THE INNOVATION HUB to find the solutions you need to respond to change and drive your business forward. Get unrivaled access to thought leaders and a front-row seat to today’s top fintech and industry providers as they present 20+ live demos during the Tech Showcase.

MBA NewsLink and MBA Servicing NewsLink will provide on-site coverage, for those of you who cannot attend.

For more information, visit the Conference website.

Here’s what else is happening in the real estate finance world this week:

Second, MBA Reports. MBA produces two key reports this week. The MBA Weekly Applications Survey comes out this Wednesday, Apr. 13 (8:00 a.m. ET), with commentary and analysis from MBA Associate Vice President of Economic and Industry Forecasting Joel Kan. With interest rates edging even closer to 5 percent, Wednesday’s report is a must-read.

Also this Thursday, Apr. 7, MBA releases its monthly Builder Applications Survey, with analysis and commentary from Kan.

Third, Other Housing/Economic Reports. Here’s what else is happening this week with housing/economic reports; those that MBA NewsLink will cover are in boldface:

Tuesday: Consumer Price Index

Wednesday: MBA Weekly Application Survey

Thursday: MBA Builder Applications Survey; Advance Retail Sales; Imports and Exports; Initial Claims; Business Inventories

Friday: University of Michigan Consumer Survey (Preliminary); Empire State Manufacturing Survey; Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization

Fourth, Congress. Not much happening on Capitol Hill for the next two weeks, as the House and Senate are on their Spring Recess. Congress will return after the Easter holiday.

For more information about the House and Senate, visit and, respectively. For more information about upcoming hearings in the Senate Banking Committee, click For more information about upcoming hearings in the House Financial Services Committee, click

Fifth, Upcoming MBA Conferences. Here is a list of upcoming MBA conferences:

·          Apr 25 – 26, 2022— State and Local Workshop 2022

Renaissance Washington, D.C.

·          Apr 26 – 27, 2022— National Advocacy Conference 2022

Renaissance Washington, D.C.

·          May 15 – 18, 2022— Secondary and Capital Markets Conference and Expo 2022

Marriott Marquis New York

·          May 15 – 18, 2022— Commercial/Multifamily Housing Servicing and Technology Conference

JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

·          May 22 – 25, 2022— Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Conference 2022

Intercontinental Miami

For more information, click the links above or visit

For the most up-to-date information regarding legislative activity at the state and local level, visit the MBA State Legislative Database here.

For information about MBA Education events, visit  

For information about the National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA), visit

Enjoy the week!