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News Releases Archive (OFHEO)

- 2008
  August 26 Rate of House Price Declines Slows in Second Quarter
  August 25 OFHEO Research Paper Released "Recent Trends in Home Prices: Differences across Mortgage and Borrower Characteristics"
  July 22 U.S. Monthly House Price Index Declines 0.3 Percent from April to May
  July 21 OFHEO Releases "Mortgage Markets and the Enterprises in 2007"
  July 18 OFHEO Releases Working Paper 08-2 - "Enterprise Credit Default Swaps and Market Discipline: Preliminary Analysis"
  July 17 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Capital: Mortgage Market Note 08-2
  June 24 U.S. Monthly House Price Index Fell 0.8 Percent From March to April
  June 10 OFHEO Calculates Final Rule for Loss Severity Calculations Under the Risk-Based Capital Regulation
  June 9 OFHEO Announces First Quarter 2008 Minimum and Risk-Based Capital Classification for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  May 28 OFHEO Awarded Prestigious “CEAR” Award for Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability
  May 22 Decline in House Prices Accelerates in First Quarter; Sharpest Declines in California, Nevada and Florida; Small Price Increases in Strongest Markets
  May 5 Temporary 2008 Conforming Loan Limits Updated in Three Areas
  April 22 New U.S. Monthly House Price Index Estimates 0.6 Percent Price Increase Between January and February
  April 21 OFHEO Issues Examination Guidance on Fair Value Option
  April 18 OFHEO Issues Consent Orders Regarding Former Fannie Mae Executives
  April 15 OFHEO Releases Annual Report to Congress
  March 26 OFHEO Issues Final Guidance on Conforming Loan Limit Calculations; No Decreases From Current Level
  March 25 New U.S. Monthly House Price Index Estimates 1.1 Percent Price Decline in January
  March 19 OFHEO, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Announce Initiative to Increase Mortgage Market Liquidity
  March 14 Comments on the Home Valuation Code of Conduct
  March 11 OFHEO Announces Fourth Quarter 2007 Minimum and Risk-Based Capital Classification for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  March 6 Temporary Conforming Loan Limits Released for High-Cost Areas
  March 3 OFHEO, NY Attorney General, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Sign Agreements to Combat Appraisal Fraud
  February 26 Widespread House Price Declines in Fourth Quarter
  February 4 OFHEO Receives $66.6 Million in President's FY 2009 Budget Request
  January 30 OFHEO Releases Working Paper 08-1 - "Real Estate Futures Prices as Predictors of Price Trends"
  January 15 OFHEO Releases Research Paper "Revisiting the Differences between the OFHEO and S&P/Case-Shiller House Price Indexes: New Explanations"
  January 11 OFHEO Releases New Mortgage Market Note About the Conforming Loan Limit and High-Cost Areas
  January 11 Potential Implications of Increasing the Conforming Loan Limit in High-Cost Areas: Mortgage Market Note 08-1
  January 10 OFHEO Issues Policy Guidance on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Mortgage Fraud Programs
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