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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

News RoundUp

Women Leaders Have the Best Coronavirus Response & They All Have Something in Common Women leaders of countries such as Iceland, Taiwan, Germany, New Zealan and more, are showing tremendous leadership during this global health pandemic, and are exemplifying some of the best coronavirus responses that have led to fewer deaths. Their leadership styles have similar characteristics, such as being truthful with their citizens, showing decisiveness, utilizing technology and responding with empathy and care to the fears and concerns of their people.


‘It Feels Like a War Zone’: Doctors and Nurses Plead for Masks on Social Media Healthcare workers, including numerous doctors and nurses, who are on the frontlines of the coronavirus battle are comparing this unprecedented situation to being in a war zone. As they treat a growing number of COVID-19 cases, their supplies have dwindled, forcing them to improvise ways to make their stock last. Now they are urging leaders to help supply them with the necessary resources, and protective equipment like masks, gowns and face shields, to save lives while protecting their own wellbeing.


Mortgage Bankers Association Responds to Fed Announcement to Purchase Mortgage-Backed Securities The Federal Reserve announced that it will increase the scale and scope of purchases of agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) in the amounts needed to support the smooth functioning of markets, and the purchase of agency commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS). In response, Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, states, "MBA applauds the Fed for announcing its intent to increase the scale and scope of its purchase of agency MBS and agency commercial MBS. This will not only protect consumers by stabilizing mortgage rates for home purchases, but it will also help homeowners to refinance their loans and support multifamily real estate markets.”




Profile for Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem

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