Federal Housing Finance Agency

Federal Housing Finance Agency The Federal Housing Finance Agency is responsible for overseeing Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Bank System. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) was established by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA) and is responsible for the effective supervision, regulation, and housing mission oversight of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) and the Federal Home Loan Bank System, which includes the 11 Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks) and the Office of Finance.

Since 2008, FHFA has also served as conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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FHFA delivered its 2020 OMWI Report to Congress. To learn more about the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion and the ...
03/31/2021
Blog | Federal Housing Finance Agency FHFA’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) Issues 2020 Annual Report to Congress

FHFA delivered its 2020 OMWI Report to Congress. To learn more about the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion and the Agency's recent diversity and inclusion efforts, see the latest blog post from OMWI Director Sharron Levine.

This annual report describes FHFA's accomplishments, as well as challenges, the agency faced in meeting the strategic goals and objectives during the past fiscal year.

While house prices experienced historic growth rates in 2020 and into the new year, the monthly gains appear to be moder...
03/30/2021
U.S. House Price Index March 2021 | Federal Housing Finance Agency

While house prices experienced historic growth rates in 2020 and into the new year, the monthly gains appear to be moderating. House prices increased by 1.0 percent in January, which is relatively still high, but represents the smallest month-over-month gain since June 2020.

This annual report describes FHFA's accomplishments, as well as challenges, the agency faced in meeting the strategic goals and objectives during the past fiscal year.

FHFA's latest Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report shows Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed 362,912 foreclosure...
03/25/2021

FHFA's latest Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report shows Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed 362,912 foreclosure prevention actions in Q4 2020—bringing the total number of homeowners who have been helped during conservatorships to more than 5.5 million. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xszUW

To ensure continued support for borrowers, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac extend several loan origination flexibilities to A...
03/11/2021
FHFA Further Extends COVID-Related Loan Flexibilities | Federal Housing Finance Agency

To ensure continued support for borrowers, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac extend several loan origination flexibilities to April 30. As health and safety conditions improve, certain temporary flexibilities are expected to be retired at the end of April.

This annual report describes FHFA's accomplishments, as well as challenges, the agency faced in meeting the strategic goals and objectives during the past fiscal year.

Registration is open for the March 25 public listening session in response to FHFA's advance notice of proposed rulemaki...
03/08/2021
Enterprise Housing Goals ANPR Listening Session

Registration is open for the March 25 public listening session in response to FHFA's advance notice of proposed rulemaking on
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac housing goals for 2022-2024.

Virtual Public Listening Session Hosted by FHFA on March 25.

FHFA extends COVID-19 forbearance to qualifying multifamily property owners with mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Fred...
03/04/2021

FHFA extends COVID-19 forbearance to qualifying multifamily property owners with mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac through June 30. Learn more: go.usa.gov/xsQf4

To align mortgage relief across the federal government, FHFA extends COVID-19 forbearance period an additional three mon...
02/25/2021
FHFA Extends COVID-19 Forbearance Period and Foreclosure and REO Eviction Moratoriums | Federal Housing Finance Agency

To align mortgage relief across the federal government, FHFA extends COVID-19 forbearance period an additional three months (now up to 18 months) as well as foreclosure and REO eviction moratoriums until June 30.

This annual report describes FHFA's accomplishments, as well as challenges, the agency faced in meeting the strategic goals and objectives during the past fiscal year.

Thinking of selling your house in the near future, but unsure what the current value might be? Check out the FHFA HPI Ca...
02/24/2021

Thinking of selling your house in the near future, but unsure what the current value might be? Check out the FHFA HPI Calculator to see how the value of your home has appreciated over time. https://go.usa.gov/xskqk

02/23/2021
FHFA House Price Index for 2020 Q4

FHFA Deputy Director Lynn Fisher provides insights into the latest House Price Index for Q4 2020. The full report is available at go.usa.gov/xsBbz

Deputy Director Lynn Fisher highlights the key findings from the FHFA House Price Index report for the fourth quarter of 2020. The full report, tools, and da...

Available now: the FHFA House Price Index for Q4 2020! U.S. house prices rose 10.8 percent from last year and 3.8 percen...
02/23/2021

Available now: the FHFA House Price Index for Q4 2020! U.S. house prices rose 10.8 percent from last year and 3.8 percent from the prior quarter, representing the largest annual and quarterly gains in the history of the FHFA HPI. Learn more: go.usa.gov/xsBbz

FHFA extends foreclosure and REO eviction moratoriums until March 31. Borrowers with a mortgage backed by Fannie Mae or ...
02/09/2021
FHFA Extends Foreclosure and REO Eviction Moratoriums and COVID Forbearance Period | Federal Housing Finance Agency

FHFA extends foreclosure and REO eviction moratoriums until March 31. Borrowers with a mortgage backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac also may be eligible for an additional forbearance extension of up to 3 months.

This annual report describes FHFA's accomplishments, as well as challenges, the agency faced in meeting the strategic goals and objectives during the past fiscal year.

How have provisions of the CARES Act affected the rate of borrowers who are past due on their mortgage payments? Learn m...
02/02/2021

How have provisions of the CARES Act affected the rate of borrowers who are past due on their mortgage payments? Learn more in the latest #FHFAstats blog post. https://go.usa.gov/xAzGe

House prices rose nationwide in November, up 1.0 percent from the previous month, according to the latest FHFA HPI.  Hou...
01/26/2021
U.S. House Price Index January 2021 | Federal Housing Finance Agency

House prices rose nationwide in November, up 1.0 percent from the previous month, according to the latest FHFA HPI. House prices rose 11.0 percent from November 2019 to November 2020.

This annual report describes FHFA's accomplishments, as well as challenges, the agency faced in meeting the strategic goals and objectives during the past fiscal year.

FHFA is seeking an Associate Director to lead the Office of Receivership Management, Governance, and Operations. This is...
01/11/2021
FHFA - Associate Director, Receivership Management, Governance & Operations

FHFA is seeking an Associate Director to lead the Office of Receivership Management, Governance, and Operations. This is an executive-level position. The Associate Director provides support and advice to the Deputy Director of the Division of Resolutions in ensuring that FHFA can address troubled entities in a safe, efficient, and stabilizing manner. See the vacancy announcement for more details. Applications are due Friday, January 22.

This annual report describes FHFA's accomplishments, as well as challenges, the agency faced in meeting the strategic goals and objectives during the past fiscal year.

FHFA is hiring! FHFA seeks attorneys to support Agency activities in the areas of Conservatorship and Enterprise Regulat...
01/07/2021
FHFA - Counsel/Sr. Counsel

FHFA is hiring! FHFA seeks attorneys to support Agency activities in the areas of Conservatorship and Enterprise Regulation and Federal Home Loan Bank Regulation. FHFA’s attorneys provide a wide range of legal advice and assistance on many issues facing the Agency, financial and mortgage markets, and the regulated entities. Applicants selected for these positions must possess a J.D. or LL.B. degree and be an active member of the bar (in good standing) of any jurisdiction. The deadline to apply is Monday, January 25.

This annual report describes FHFA's accomplishments, as well as challenges, the agency faced in meeting the strategic goals and objectives during the past fiscal year.

FHFA extends the foreclosure moratorium on mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the eviction moratorium on...
12/02/2020
FHFA Extends Foreclosure and REO Eviction Moratoriums | Federal Housing Finance Agency

FHFA extends the foreclosure moratorium on mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the eviction moratorium on Enterprise-owned properties to January 31, 2021.

This annual report describes FHFA's accomplishments, as well as challenges, the agency faced in meeting the strategic goals and objectives during the past fiscal year.

Each year, statute requires FHFA to adjust the maximum size single-family mortgage Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may purcha...
11/23/2020
Who Did an Increase in Conforming Loan Limits Cover?

Each year, statute requires FHFA to adjust the maximum size single-family mortgage Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may purchase—known as the conforming loan limit. Ahead of tomorrow’s CLL announcement, learn more about CLLs and who was covered in past adjustments. (See blog post at: https://go.usa.gov/x7fbF)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=iewth-zD6F0

Each year, FHFA adjusts the maximum amount that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may purchase single-family mortgages. Those mortgages have origination balances be...

FHFA and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announce Borrower Protection Program, a new joint initiative that enables ...
04/15/2020
FHFA and CFPB Announce Borrower Protection Program | Federal Housing Finance Agency

FHFA and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announce Borrower Protection Program, a new joint initiative that enables the agencies to share servicing information to protect borrowers during the coronavirus national emergency. https://www.fhfa.gov/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/FHFA-and-CFPB-Announce-Borrower-Protection-Program.aspx

This annual report describes FHFA's accomplishments, as well as challenges, the agency faced in meeting the strategic goals and objectives during the past fiscal year.

Have questions about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac assistance options for families impacted by COVID-19? Visit: fhfa.gov/co...
03/31/2020
Coronavirus Assistance Information | Federal Housing Finance Agency

Have questions about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac assistance options for families impacted by COVID-19? Visit: fhfa.gov/coronavirus

This annual report describes FHFA's accomplishments, as well as challenges, the agency faced in meeting the strategic goals and objectives during the past fiscal year.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Check out the Federal Housing Finance Agency's Top 30 metro areas in house price appreciation in the U.S. ...
03/05/2020

[INFOGRAPHIC] Check out the Federal Housing Finance Agency's Top 30 metro areas in house price appreciation in the U.S. #Idaho #Colorado #Florida #Arkansas #Indiana #Utah #Washington #Texas #SouthCarolina #Arizona #Missouri #Kansas #Ohio #Tennessee #Virginia #Michigan #NewYork #Wisconsin #Georgia #Pennsylvania #Hawaii. Report -- > ow.ly/lX3s50yvn4M

Sheila Greenwood, the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s Director of External Affairs, updates Women In Housing and Financ...
03/03/2020

Sheila Greenwood, the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s Director of External Affairs, updates Women In Housing and Finance on Director Calabria’s accomplishments and the progress being made to end the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

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02/25/2020

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FHFA: U.S. house prices up 1.3% in fourth quarter; up 5.1% since last year http://ow.ly/lX3s50yvn4M #FHFAhpi #FHFAstats
02/25/2020

FHFA: U.S. house prices up 1.3% in fourth quarter; up 5.1% since last year http://ow.ly/lX3s50yvn4M #FHFAhpi #FHFAstats

The FHFA House Price Index will be available at 9 a.m. EST tomorrow #FHFAhpi #data #FHFAstats
02/24/2020

The FHFA House Price Index will be available at 9 a.m. EST tomorrow #FHFAhpi #data #FHFAstats

Check out our latest Foreclosure Prevention & Refinance Report detailing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac activities -- > http...
02/14/2020

Check out our latest Foreclosure Prevention & Refinance Report detailing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac activities -- > http://ow.ly/uQD250ymJas

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