MBA Advocacy Update Sept. 20 2021

On Tuesday, following months of MBA advocacy, the Treasury Department and FHFA suspended certain limits on the business activities of the GSEs. On Wednesday, FHFA also announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework Rule.

MBA Advocacy Update Sept. 13, 2021

On Thursday, five House committees, including the House Ways and Means Committee, began to consider their respective reconciliation bills as a non-binding September 15 deadline approaches. Also last week, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced the GSEs will submit Equitable Housing Finance Plans that will identify and address barriers to sustainable housing opportunities.

MBA Advocacy Update Sept. 13, 2021

On Thursday, five House committees, including the House Ways and Means Committee, began to consider their respective reconciliation bills as a non-binding September 15 deadline approaches. Also last week, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced the GSEs will submit Equitable Housing Finance Plans that will identify and address barriers to sustainable housing opportunities.

MBA Advocacy Update Sept. 7 2021

Last week, the Biden administration announced a series of actions intended to boost the supply of affordable housing and supplement the larger-scale initiatives of the administration’s “Build Back Better” agenda. The announcement noted the long-standing gap between the supply of and demand for affordable housing – for both homeowners and renters.

MBA Advocacy Update Sept. 7 2021

Last week, the Biden administration announced a series of actions intended to boost the supply of affordable housing and supplement the larger-scale initiatives of the administration’s “Build Back Better” agenda. The announcement noted the long-standing gap between the supply of and demand for affordable housing – for both homeowners and renters.

MBA Advocacy Update Monday Aug. 30 2021

On Tuesday, the House voted to adopt a $3.5 trillion budget resolution framework for Fiscal Year 2022. Also on Tuesday, MBA submitted a joint coalition letter to HUD on its disparate impact rule.

MBA Advocacy Update Monday Aug. 30 2021

On Tuesday, the House voted to adopt a $3.5 trillion budget resolution framework for Fiscal Year 2022. Also on Tuesday, MBA submitted a joint coalition letter to HUD on its disparate impact rule.

MBA Advocacy Update Aug. 23 2021

On Wednesday, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced a new bill that expands access to housing for first-time homebuyers and low-income individuals by investing in existing programs and establishing new tax credits geared toward renters and middle-income homeowners.

MBA Advocacy Update Aug. 23 2021

On Wednesday, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced a new bill that expands access to housing for first-time homebuyers and low-income individuals by investing in existing programs and establishing new tax credits geared toward renters and middle-income homeowners.

MBA Advocacy Update Aug. 16 2021

Early Wednesday morning, the Senate voted along party lines to adopt a $3.5 trillion budget resolution framework for fiscal year 2022, another step toward the crafting of the actual tax provisions – including a possible minimum book tax that would impact mortgage servicing rights values – that will offset the cost of President Joe Biden’s broad infrastructure package.