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 has helped more than 6.1 million homeowners since 2008. Learn more in the latest Foreclosure Prevention and Refinan...
11/10/2021

FHFA has helped more than 6.1 million homeowners since 2008. Learn more in the latest Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report: https://go.usa.gov/xeWTb

FHFA has helped more than 6.1 million homeowners since 2008. Learn more in the latest Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report: https://go.usa.gov/xeWTb

On Tuesday, November 30, FHFA will release its House Price Index for Q3 2021 and also announce conforming loan limits fo...
10/28/2021

On Tuesday, November 30, FHFA will release its House Price Index for Q3 2021 and also announce conforming loan limits for 2022.

On Tuesday, November 30, FHFA will release its House Price Index for Q3 2021 and also announce conforming loan limits for 2022.

FHFA is seeking comment on a notice of proposed rulemaking that would introduce additional public disclosure requirement...
10/27/2021

FHFA is seeking comment on a notice of proposed rulemaking that would introduce additional public disclosure requirements for the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xecky

FHFA is seeking comment on a notice of proposed rulemaking that would introduce additional public disclosure requirements for the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xecky

House prices rose nationwide in August, up 1.0 percent from the previous month and 18.5 percent from August 2020. Learn ...
10/26/2021

House prices rose nationwide in August, up 1.0 percent from the previous month and 18.5 percent from August 2020. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xe3Cs

House prices rose nationwide in August, up 1.0 percent from the previous month and 18.5 percent from August 2020. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xe3Cs

#ICYMI: Acting Director Thompson delivered remarks at #MBAAnnual21 on Monday and announced expanded eligibility for Fann...
10/20/2021

#ICYMI: Acting Director Thompson delivered remarks at #MBAAnnual21 on Monday and announced expanded eligibility for Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s refinance programs for low- and moderate-income borrowers and the return of desktop appraisals for many new purchase loans starting in early 2022. Read more: http://go.usa.gov/xMe3B

#ICYMI: Acting Director Thompson delivered remarks at #MBAAnnual21 on Monday and announced expanded eligibility for Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s refinance programs for low- and moderate-income borrowers and the return of desktop appraisals for many new purchase loans starting in early 2022. Read more: http://go.usa.gov/xMe3B

FHFA announces two measures advancing housing sustainability and affordability. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xMexB
10/18/2021

FHFA announces two measures advancing housing sustainability and affordability. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xMexB

FHFA announces two measures advancing housing sustainability and affordability. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xMexB

FHFA announces the 2022 multifamily loan purchase caps for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be $78 billion for each Enter...
10/13/2021

FHFA announces the 2022 multifamily loan purchase caps for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be $78 billion for each Enterprise, up from $70 billion each in 2021. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xMHYC

FHFA announces the 2022 multifamily loan purchase caps for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be $78 billion for each Enterprise, up from $70 billion each in 2021. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xMHYC

How can accessory dwelling units (ADUs) address housing supply shortages in communities across the nation? Learn more ab...
10/12/2021
Using Accessory Dwelling Units to Increase Housing Supply: FHFA Listening Session

How can accessory dwelling units (ADUs) address housing supply shortages in communities across the nation? Learn more about the potential of ADUs in FHFA's recent public listening session.

On September 14, 2021, FHFA hosted a virtual public listening session to learn more about the potential of accessory dwelling units (ADU) to address housing ...

#ICYMI: FHFA hosted a public listening session last week to collect input on the Equitable Housing Finance Plans for Fan...
10/05/2021
Equitable Housing Finance Plan RFI: FHFA Listening Session

#ICYMI: FHFA hosted a public listening session last week to collect input on the Equitable Housing Finance Plans for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to recognize and tackle barriers that keep individuals from obtaining sustainable housing opportunities.

On September 28, 2021,FHFA hosted a public listening session as part of a Request for Input (RFI) on the equitable housing finance plans for Fannie Mae and F...

Explore FHFA's interactive Borrower Assistance Map updated with the latest state-level data on Fannie Mae's and Freddie ...
09/29/2021

Explore FHFA's interactive Borrower Assistance Map updated with the latest state-level data on Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's mortgage performance, including delinquencies, active forbearance plans, and foreclosure prevention actions. https://go.usa.gov/x6yAw

Explore FHFA's interactive Borrower Assistance Map updated with the latest state-level data on Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's mortgage performance, including delinquencies, active forbearance plans, and foreclosure prevention actions. https://go.usa.gov/x6yAw

Removing language barriers helps more people achieve homeownership. View resources in Spanish in the Mortgage Translatio...
09/29/2021

Removing language barriers helps more people achieve homeownership. View resources in Spanish in the Mortgage Translations clearinghouse: www.fhfa.gov/MortgageTranslations

Removing language barriers helps more people achieve homeownership. View resources in Spanish in the Mortgage Translations clearinghouse: www.fhfa.gov/MortgageTranslations

House prices rose nationwide in July 2021, up 1.4 percent from the previous month and 19.2 percent from July 2020. Learn...
09/28/2021

House prices rose nationwide in July 2021, up 1.4 percent from the previous month and 19.2 percent from July 2020. Learn more in the latest #FHFAhpi: https://go.usa.gov/xMPCA

House prices rose nationwide in July 2021, up 1.4 percent from the previous month and 19.2 percent from July 2020. Learn more in the latest #FHFAhpi: https://go.usa.gov/xMPCA

FHFA Acting Director Sandra L. Thompson joined the National Multifamily Housing Council’s Fall Meeting to discuss the su...
09/24/2021

FHFA Acting Director Sandra L. Thompson joined the National Multifamily Housing Council’s Fall Meeting to discuss the suspension of certain PSPAs, LIHTC caps, the extension of COVID-19 multifamily forbearance programs, and other priorities. #NMHCfall

FHFA Acting Director Sandra L. Thompson joined the National Multifamily Housing Council’s Fall Meeting to discuss the suspension of certain PSPAs, LIHTC caps, the extension of COVID-19 multifamily forbearance programs, and other priorities. #NMHCfall

FHFA extends the availability of COVID-19 multifamily forbearance to qualifying multifamily property owners, subject to ...
09/24/2021

FHFA extends the availability of COVID-19 multifamily forbearance to qualifying multifamily property owners, subject to the continued tenant protections FHFA has imposed during the pandemic. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xMRUD

FHFA extends the availability of COVID-19 multifamily forbearance to qualifying multifamily property owners, subject to the continued tenant protections FHFA has imposed during the pandemic. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xMRUD

FHFA has helped more than 6 million homeowners since 2008. Learn more in the latest Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance...
09/23/2021

FHFA has helped more than 6 million homeowners since 2008. Learn more in the latest Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report: https://go.usa.gov/xMNNj

FHFA has helped more than 6 million homeowners since 2008. Learn more in the latest Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report: https://go.usa.gov/xMNNj

Join FHFA next Tuesday and register for the next public listening session on Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's Equitable Ho...
09/21/2021
Equitable Housing Finance Plan RFI Listening Session

Join FHFA next Tuesday and register for the next public listening session on Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's Equitable Housing Finance Plans. Feedback received will be considered by FHFA in its effort to ensure the Enterprises’ plans recognize and tackle barriers that keep individuals from obtaining sustainable housing opportunities.

Public listening session hosted by the Federal Housing Finance Agency on September 28, 2021.

See how FHFA is working to eliminate language barriers to help more people access sustainable homeownership. Visit the M...
09/17/2021

See how FHFA is working to eliminate language barriers to help more people access sustainable homeownership. Visit the Mortgage Translations clearinghouse to learn more: http://go.usa.gov/xHeAM

See how FHFA is working to eliminate language barriers to help more people access sustainable homeownership. Visit the Mortgage Translations clearinghouse to learn more: http://go.usa.gov/xHeAM

Today, FHFA announced that it is seeking comment on a notice of proposed rulemaking that would amend the Enterprise Regu...
09/15/2021

Today, FHFA announced that it is seeking comment on a notice of proposed rulemaking that would amend the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework (ERCF) for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. https://go.usa.gov/xMZTW

Today, FHFA announced that it is seeking comment on a notice of proposed rulemaking that would amend the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework (ERCF) for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. https://go.usa.gov/xMZTW

According to the latest #FHFAhpi, U.S. house prices peaked in June with an 18.8 percent growth rate compared to a year a...
09/15/2021
FHFA House Price Index for 2021 Q2

According to the latest #FHFAhpi, U.S. house prices peaked in June with an 18.8 percent growth rate compared to a year ago. For Q2 2021, annual gains surpassed 20 percent in the Mountain, New England, and Pacific census divisions and in all of the top 20 metro areas.

Lynn Fisher, FHFA's Deputy Director for Research and Statistics, highlights the key findings from the FHFA House Price Index report for the second quarter of...

FHFA Acting Director Sandra L. Thompson joined  NAFCU CEO Dan Berger at #NAFCUCaucus to discuss her priorities including...
09/15/2021

FHFA Acting Director Sandra L. Thompson joined NAFCU CEO Dan Berger at #NAFCUCaucus to discuss her priorities including the recent suspension of certain PSPA requirements, capital standards, and other issues important to credit unions across the country.

FHFA Acting Director Sandra L. Thompson joined NAFCU CEO Dan Berger at #NAFCUCaucus to discuss her priorities including the recent suspension of certain PSPA requirements, capital standards, and other issues important to credit unions across the country.

See the latest house price trends in the top 100 U.S. metropolitan areas and how they compare to other areas. #FHFAstats...
09/15/2021

See the latest house price trends in the top 100 U.S. metropolitan areas and how they compare to other areas. #FHFAstats https://go.usa.gov/xs8KU

See the latest house price trends in the top 100 U.S. metropolitan areas and how they compare to other areas. #FHFAstats https://go.usa.gov/xs8KU

Thinking of selling your house in the near future, but unsure what the current value might be? Check out the #FHFAhpi ca...
09/14/2021

Thinking of selling your house in the near future, but unsure what the current value might be? Check out the #FHFAhpi calculator to quickly learn how the value of your home has appreciated over time. https://go.usa.gov/xskqk

Thinking of selling your house in the near future, but unsure what the current value might be? Check out the #FHFAhpi calculator to quickly learn how the value of your home has appreciated over time. https://go.usa.gov/xskqk

U.S. house prices rose 17.4 percent in Q2 2021 over the last four quarters. Learn more in the latest #FHFAhpi:  https://...
09/14/2021

U.S. house prices rose 17.4 percent in Q2 2021 over the last four quarters. Learn more in the latest #FHFAhpi: https://go.usa.gov/xMqp7

U.S. house prices rose 17.4 percent in Q2 2021 over the last four quarters. Learn more in the latest #FHFAhpi: https://go.usa.gov/xMqp7

Learn more about the Duty to Serve Program, which requires Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to facilitate a secondary market f...
09/10/2021

Learn more about the Duty to Serve Program, which requires Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to facilitate a secondary market for mortgages on housing for low- to moderate-income families in three underserved markets: manufactured housing, affordable housing preservation, and rural housing: www.fhfa.gov/DTS

Learn more about the Duty to Serve Program, which requires Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to facilitate a secondary market for mortgages on housing for low- to moderate-income families in three underserved markets: manufactured housing, affordable housing preservation, and rural housing: www.fhfa.gov/DTS

#ICYMI: The White House announced last week it would take action to increase the nation’s affordable housing supply. Rea...
09/09/2021

#ICYMI: The White House announced last week it would take action to increase the nation’s affordable housing supply. Read Acting Director Thompson's statement about how FHFA is taking part in the federal government's response: https://go.usa.gov/xMCrt

#ICYMI: The White House announced last week it would take action to increase the nation’s affordable housing supply. Read Acting Director Thompson's statement about how FHFA is taking part in the federal government's response: https://go.usa.gov/xMCrt

Today, FHFA announced that the Enterprises will submit Equitable Housing Finance Plans by the end of 2021. FHFA is also ...
09/07/2021

Today, FHFA announced that the Enterprises will submit Equitable Housing Finance Plans by the end of 2021. FHFA is also asking for the public’s input to aid the Enterprises in preparing their first plans & to aid FHFA in overseeing the plans. https://go.usa.gov/xMgkA

Today, FHFA announced that the Enterprises will submit Equitable Housing Finance Plans by the end of 2021. FHFA is also asking for the public’s input to aid the Enterprises in preparing their first plans & to aid FHFA in overseeing the plans. https://go.usa.gov/xMgkA

If a natural disaster impacts your ability to pay your mortgage, and your loan is owned by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, yo...
09/06/2021

If a natural disaster impacts your ability to pay your mortgage, and your loan is owned by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, you may be eligible to delay making your monthly mortgage payments for a period of time. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xMCxH

If a natural disaster impacts your ability to pay your mortgage, and your loan is owned by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, you may be eligible to delay making your monthly mortgage payments for a period of time. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xMCxH

To support underserved markets, FHFA announced today that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can now invest up to $850 million a...
09/01/2021

To support underserved markets, FHFA announced today that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can now invest up to $850 million annually in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) market as equity investors. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xMcmS

To support underserved markets, FHFA announced today that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can now invest up to $850 million annually in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) market as equity investors. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xMcmS

Today, FHFA extended (from 20 to 30 days) the period during which owner occupants, public entities, and nonprofits will ...
09/01/2021

Today, FHFA extended (from 20 to 30 days) the period during which owner occupants, public entities, and nonprofits will have exclusive ability to buy Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac real estate owned properties before they are available for investor purchase. https://go.usa.gov/xMcmD

Today, FHFA extended (from 20 to 30 days) the period during which owner occupants, public entities, and nonprofits will have exclusive ability to buy Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac real estate owned properties before they are available for investor purchase. https://go.usa.gov/xMcmD

U.S. house prices rise 17.4 percent in Q2 2021 over the last four quarters. Learn more in the latest #FHFAhpi:  https://...
08/31/2021

U.S. house prices rise 17.4 percent in Q2 2021 over the last four quarters. Learn more in the latest #FHFAhpi: https://go.usa.gov/xMqp7

U.S. house prices rise 17.4 percent in Q2 2021 over the last four quarters. Learn more in the latest #FHFAhpi: https://go.usa.gov/xMqp7

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