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CMLA Weekly News Buzz - February 23, 2021

Published: February 23, 2021

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February 23, 2021
CMLA News Highlight of the Week!
MAA Webinar
What can you expect 
with a new Congress and Administration?
Thursday, February 25 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
With a new Congress and a new Administration in town, 2021 has already been an active year in the political landscape. In this webinar, hear an overview of emerging legislative and regulatory priorities and issues to watch in the coming months.

You will also get a preview of MBA's National Advocacy Conference (NAC), online May 11-12 via MBA LIVE, which coincides with MAA Action Week.
MBA Speakers:
  • Bill Killmer, SVP, Legislative & Political Affairs
  • Alden Knowlton, AVP, Political Affairs
  • Tallman Johnson, AVP, Legislative Affairs
  • Ethan Saxon, AVP, Legislative Affairs
  • Borden Hoskins, AVP, Legislative Affairs
  • Dan Fichtler, AVP, Housing Finance Policy
  • Rosie Sheehan, Grassroots Advocacy Specialist
This webinar is free for MAA and MBA members.
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CMLA Upcoming Events
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Local and National Mortgage Industry News
February 23rd - MBA: Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Declines to 5.22%
The Mortgage Bankers Association’s latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey reported loans now in forbearance decreased by 7 basis points to 5.22% of servicers’ portfolio volume as of Feb. 14 compared to 5.29% the prior week. MBA estimates 2.6 million homeowners remain in forbearance plans.
February 23rd - 2021 Housing Market ‘Red Hot’
The past year has been like no other, housing-wise. Near-record-low interest rates, tight housing supplies and greater flexibility in where one lives have pushed a normally predictable housing cycle into uncharted territory, as three new housing reports show.
February 23rd - FHFA Releases 2021 Scorecard for GSEs, Common Securitization Solutions
The Federal Housing Finance Agency last week released the 2021 Scorecard for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Common Securitization Solutions. The 2021 Scorecard aligns the 2019 Strategic Plan with the Enterprises’ tactical priorities and operations, serving as an essential tool to hold the Enterprises accountable.

“The 2021 Scorecard will ensure that Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Common Securitization Solutions properly serve borrowers and renters, protect taxpayers, and support the secondary mortgage market,” said Director Mark Calabria.
February 23rd - Biden Administration Extends, Expands Forbearance/Foreclosure Relief Programs
The Biden Administration yesterday announced a coordinated extension and expansion of forbearance and foreclosure relief programs. The programs, set to expire at the end of March, have now been extended through June 30.
Dieter Raemdonck
CMLA Registered Lobbyist

Dieter Raemdonck is the registered lobbyist for CMLA and his practice is focused primarily on government relations matters at the federal, state, and local levels.
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