Week 18 of the 2021 U.S. Economic Calendar highlights the mortgage purchase applications index, FHFA House Price Index for February, initial weekly unemployment claims report, and more. Monday, April 26 \tDallas Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for April will be posted. Tuesday, April 27 \tFHFA House Price Index for February. This was originally a GSE only repeat sales, however there is also an expanded index will be released. \tQ1 2021 Housing Vacancies and Homeownership from the Census Bureau will be released. Wednesday, April 28 \tThe Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index. Thursday, April 29 \tThe initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for a decrease to 525 thousand from 547 thousand last week. \tPending Home Sales Index for March will be released. Friday, April 30 \tChicago Purchasing Managers Index for April will be posted.