MBA Announces Policy Initiative to Close Racial Homeownership Gap

The Mortgage Bankers Association on Monday announced a policy initiative, Building Generational Wealth Through Homeownership, aimed at providing industry leadership and direction for reducing the racial homeownership gap, developing and supporting policies that support sustainable homeownership for communities of color and promoting fair, equitable and responsible lending for minority borrowers.

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.

CFPB Extends GSE Patch ‘Indefinitely;’ Kraninger Stresses Flexibility

In a wide-ranging discussion during the Mortgage Bankers Association’s virtual Annual Convention & Expo, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Direcgor Kathy Kraninger told MBA Chair Susan Stewart that the Bureau would continue to move forward with its agenda of easing regulatory burdens and providing mortgage lenders and servicers with greater flexibilities in working with customers.