What is the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)?

A national trade association representing all facets of the real estate finance industry. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the MBA represents more than 2,200 member companies from all sectors of the real estate finance industry, including originators, servicers, underwriters, compliance personnel, and information technology professionals. The MBA provides training and continuing education to mortgage professionals, educates consumers on mortgage-related matters, and has a political action committee to raise money to help elect candidates to Congress who have an understanding of the real estate finance and housing industries, and who are supportive of the mortgage profession.