MBA Chart of the Week, Aug. 12, 2022: National Mortgage Delinquency Rate

This week’s MBA Chart of the Week highlights the relationship between MBA’s mortgage delinquency rate and two economic indicators, the unemployment rate, and year-over-year changes in headline inflation – measuring the price of goods and services in the economy.

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MBA Chart of the Week: NDS Seriously Delinquent Rate By Loan Type

MBA last week released its National Delinquency Survey results for the fourth quarter. The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties at the end of the quarter decreased from a seasonally adjusted rate of 7.65 percent of all loans outstanding in the third quarter to 6.73 percent in the fourth quarter. This 92-basis-point drop in the delinquency rate was the biggest quarterly decline in the history of MBA’s survey dating back to 1979.