MBA Letter Addresses Concerns About FHFA Strategic Plan

The Mortgage Bankers Association, in comments to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, expressed support for many elements of the proposed FHFA five-year strategic plan while raising concerns on several issues.

MBA Chart of the Week Mar. 11, 2022: MBA Weekly Applications Survey Purchase Loan Size

With increasing home prices, it is instructive to understand how home purchase mortgage origination amounts have increased. In this week’s MBA Chart of the Week, we examine how the loan size for fixed-rate 30-year purchase mortgage applications has changed since 2015 using MBA’s Weekly Applications Survey data.

Looking At Affordable Housing With Berkadia’s David Leopold

David Leopold, Senior Vice President and Head of Affordable Housing at Berkadia, manages all facets of Berkadia Affordable Housing, an integrated business that includes mortgage banking, investment and sales advisory services and tax credit syndication. He joined Berkadia in 2019 to lead integration of Berkadia’s Affordable Housing platform.