MBA Launches CONVERGENCE: Columbus

The Mortgage Bankers Association this week launched a major pilot program to promote minority homeownership opportunities in Columbus, Ohio.

MBA CONVERGENCE Takes Big Next Step in Columbus

MBA CONVERGENCE, the Mortgage Bankers Association’s initiative to promote minority homeownership opportunities, launches its second major pilot program July 21 in Columbus, Ohio.

MBA Endorses Plan to Significantly Increase Black Homeownership by 2030

The Mortgage Bankers Association endorsed an announcement by the Black Homeownership Collaborative to close the Black homeownership gap through its 7-point plan – a solutions-based initiative to increase Black homeownership by 3 million net new households by 2030.

A Conversation with MBA Affordable Housing Advisory Council Co-Chairs

The Mortgage Bankers Association recently created two Affordable Advisory Councils, dedicated to supporting CONVERGENCE, the MBA Affordable Housing Initiative. These Councils are currently led by four senior executives: Christine Chandler (M&T Realty Capital Corp.), Tony Love (Bellwether Affordable Housing Group), Anthony Weekly (Truist Bank) and David Battany (Guild Mortgage).

MBA RIHA Study: Affordability Growing Challenge for Low-, Moderate-Income Renters in Majority of Top 50 Metro Areas

Home prices and rent appreciation have exceeded income growth since the turn of the 21st century. This has created economic obstacles for many American households, especially for low- and moderate-income renters living in cities with recent employment growth but significant housing supply constraints, according to a new report from the MBA Research Institute for Housing America.

MBA Announces Members of Affordable Housing Advisory Councils for 2021

The Mortgage Bankers Association announced members of its advisory councils for affordable rental housing and homeownership for 2021. The advisory councils were formed in 2019 to provide important strategic and practical guidance to MBA’s CONVERGENCE Initiative, the association’s affordable housing effort.