MBA Appoints Amber Lawrence As AVP Of Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that Amber Lawrence has been appointed Associate Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). In this role, Lawrence will be responsible for advancing DEI programs for the association and overall real estate finance industry.

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Share Of Mortgages In Forbearance Decreases To 3.23%

The Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 2 basis points from 3.25% of servicers’ portfolio volume in the prior week to 3.23% as of August 29, 2021. According to MBA’s estimate, 1.6 million homeowners are in forbearance plans.

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