The Week Ahead, Aug. 29, 2022: Six Things to Know

Good morning and happy Monday! Here’s what’s happening over the next several days:

First, Labor Day. Can you believe summer is almost over already? Labor Day is next Monday, Sept. 5. Offices of the Mortgage Bankers Association will be closed that day and MBA NewsLink will not publish. On behalf of MBA officers and staff, have a safe and happy holiday.

Second, MBA Conferences. The MISMO Fall Summit gets underway this morning here at the Fairmount Georgetown Hotel in Washington. Speakers this include Ginnie Mae President Alanna McCargo and MISMO President Seth Appleton. MBA NewsLink is providing coverage.

For more information, visit

Also coming up shortly: the MBA Human Resources Symposium, taking place Sept. 8-9 in Arlington, Va. For more information, click click here.

Also coming up: the MBA Risk Management, QA and Fraud Prevention Forum in Nashville Sept. 11-13. For more information and to register, click here.  

And of course, just around the corner, the MBA Annual Convention & Expo. The biggest real estate finance industry event of the year—the MBA Annual Convention & Expo—takes place Oct. 23-26 at the Music City Center in Nashville.

Academy Award-winning actress, singer and dancer Rita Moreno former House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis.; and legendary basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski will deliver keynote remarks. And Concert MBA this year features Darius Rucker.

MBA Annual22 is little less than two months away. The largest annual gathering of real estate finance professionals, this is the one event you need to gain access to the industry’s power players and innovators.

–Be inspired and get informed by engaging speakers on the Main Stage

–Meet with more than 100 exhibitors in THE HUB and get hands-on access to the latest products and services

–Dive deep into Breakout Sessions to get the insight you need on all the facets of the business

–Connect with industry peers through unparalleled networking opportunities

–Leave MBA ANNUAL22 with more than just great memories. Leave with actionable takeaways for future success.

For more information and to register, click here.

Third, MBA Reports. MBA releases its Weekly Applications Survey this Wednesday, Aug. 31, with commentary and analysis from MBA Associate Vice President of Economic and Industry Forecasting Joel Kan.

Fourth, Other Economic Reports. Another busy week for economic/housing reports, with the last of August housing data and four major employment reports, including the August jobs report on Friday. MBA Chief Economist Mike Fratantoni will provide commentary and analysis of Friday’s report in the Tuesday, Sept. 6 edition of MBA NewsLink.

Here are this week’s reports; those that MBA NewsLink will cover are in italics:

Monday: Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey

Tuesday: S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Housing Market Indices; Consumer Confidence; JOLTS (Job Openings & Labor Turnover Survey)

Wednesday: MBA Weekly Applications Survey; ADP National Employment Repor

Thursday: Initial Claims; Construction; Productivity & Costs; Institute for Supply Management Manufacturing Survey

Friday: Employment; Manufacturing, Shipments and Orders

Fifth, Congress. The House and Senate remain in their August recess will return to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

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

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

Aug. 29-Sept. 1: MISMO Fall Summit, Washington, D.C.

September 8-9: MBA Human Resources Symposium 2022, Hilton Arlington, Va.

Sept. 11-13: MBA Risk Management, QA and Fraud Prevention Forum, Grand Hyatt Nashville

Sept.15-17: NAMMBA Connect 2022, Orlando, Fla.


Sept. 18-20: MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference, Grand Hyatt Washington, D.C.

Oct. 22: mPowering You: MBA’s Summit for Women in Real Estate Finance, Music City Center Nashville

Oct. 23-26: MBA Annual Convention and Expo, Music City Center Nashville

Nov. 8-10: MBA Accounting and Financial Management Conference, JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa Phoenix

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; and enjoy the Labor Day Weekend!