The Week Ahead, Feb. 22, 2022: MBA Servicing Solutions Conference & Expo and 3 Other Things to Know

ORLANDO—Good morning and happy Tuesday! MBA NewsLink comes to you this week from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Servicing Solutions Conference & Expo, running here through Friday, Feb. 25 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando.

Current forecast: sunny and warm with temperatures in the 80s all week. Try not to get jealous.

The MBA Servicing Solutions Conference & Expo is the largest networking event created for servicers, by servicers. MBA NewsLink and MBA Servicing NewsLink will provide on-site coverage all week.

For more information, visit here.

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

First, MBA and Housing/Economic Reports. It’s another busy week for MBA. Today (Tuesday), MBA releases its monthly Loan Monitoring Survey (formerly the Weekly Forbearance and Call Volume Survey). MBA Vice President of Industry Analysis Marina Walsh, CMB, will provide commentary and analysis.

On Wednesday, MBA releases its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey, with commentary and analysis from MBA Associate Vice President of Economic and Industry Forecasting Joel Kan.

Here are this week’s scheduled housing/economic reports. MBA NewsLink will provide coverage of those marked in bold):

Tuesday: MBA Loan Monitoring Survey; S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indices; Consumer Confidence; Philadelphia Fed Non-Manufacturing Survey; Richmond Fed Survey

Wednesday: MBA Weekly Applications Survey;

Thursday: New Residential Sales; Gross Domestic Product; Initial Claims; Chicago Fed National Activity Index;

Friday: Pending Home Sales Index; Advance Durable Goods; Personal Income and the PCE Deflator; U. of Michigan Consumer Surveys (final)

Second, Congress. The House and Senate are in recess this week, returning on Feb. 28.

Looking ahead, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will visit Capitol Hill next month to deliver the Fed’s Semi-Annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress. Powell will appear before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday, Mar. 2 and before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday, Mar. 3. More details to come as the dates approach.

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

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

·          Mar 6 – 9, 2022— Mid-Winter Housing Finance Conference 2022

Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, Avon, Colo.

·          Apr 11 – 14, 2022— Technology Solutions Conference and Expo 2022

The Bellagio Las Vegas

·          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!