The Week Ahead, July 11, 2022: Five Things to Know

Good morning and happy Monday! Here’s what’s happening this week:

First, MBA Reports. MBA releases its monthly Mortgage Credit Availability Index this Tuesday, July 12, with MBA Associate Vice President of Economic and Industry Forecasting Joel Kan providing analysis and commentary.

MBA also releases its Weekly Applications Survey this Wednesday, July 13, with commentary and analysis from Kan.

Second, Other Economic Reports. It’s a fairly quiet week for economic reports—if you call the government’s latest take on inflation “quiet.” Here are this week’s other economic reports; those that MBA NewsLink will cover are in italics:

Wednesday: MBA Weekly Applications Survey; Consumer Price Index

Thursday: Initial Claims;

Friday: Advance Retail Sales; Empire State Manufacturing Survey; Imports and Exports;

Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization; Business Inventories; University of Michigan Consumer Survey (Preliminary).

Third, Congress. The House and Senate return from recess this week, with another hearing of the January 6 Committee slated for this Tuesday, July 12.

The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions holds a hearing on Wednesday, July 13 on Better Together: Examining the Unified Proposed Rule to Modernize the Community Reinvestment Act. The hearing begins at 10:00 a.m. ET in 2128 Rayburn House Office Building and can be accessed online here.   

The Senate Banking Committee holds two hearing this week, neither of which have direct interest to the real estate finance industry. For more information on those hearings, click

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

Fourth, the MBA Annual Convention & Expo. Did you hear the big news last week? The biggest real estate finance industry event of the year—the MBA Annual Convention & Expo—landed some big-name speakers: Academy Award-winning actress, singer and dancer Rita Moreno and former House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., will deliver keynote remarks.

MBA Annual22 is less than four months away, taking place Oct. 23-26 at the Music City Center in Nashville. 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.

Register before Aug. 1 and save up to $300.

For more information and to register, click here.

Fifth, 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!