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  • May 2, Full collaborative meeting
  • June 14, Government programs work stream meeting
  • July 18, Data working group meeting
  • July 24, Collaborative advisory meeting
  • August 30, Data working group meeting
  • August 31, Full collaborative briefing
  • September 25, Loss mitigation and modification experience work stream meeting
  • October 19, Consumer advisors meetings
  • December 19, 2017, Full collaborative meeting
  • January 25, 2018, Monthly member briefing
  • February 22, 2018, Monthly member briefing
  • March 22, 2018, Monthly member briefing
  • April 10, Standards working group meeting
  • April 26, 2018, Monthly member briefing
  • May 24, 2018, Monthly member briefing
  • June 19, 2018 Full Collaborative Meeting
  • July 26, Monthly member briefing
  • August 23, Monthly member briefing
  • September 18, Work Stream 5 Meeting
  • September 27, Monthly member briefing
  • October 25, MSC Government Advisors meeting
  • November 1, Monthly member briefing
  • Workstream 5, non-performing loans meeting on November 27, 2018
  • Workstream 5, Servicing Compensation Meeting on November 30, 2018
  • Summary of December MSC Convening December 6, 2018
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    Research Areas Housing finance
    Policy Centers Housing Finance Policy Center