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Conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
9/7/2008

News Releases/Statements

9/07/2008 Statement of FHFA Director James B. Lockhart at News Conference Announcing Conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
9/07/2008 Statement of Federal Housing Finance Agency Regarding Contracts of Enterprises in Conservatorship
9/16/2008 Interim Final Rule on Golden Parachute Payments
9/12/2008 FHFA Statement of Support for Multifamily Housing Finance Activities of the Enterprises While in Conservatorship

Links to documents on U.S. Department of Treasury Web site:

FHFA Director Lockhart Remarks on Housing GSE Actions – 9/7/08
Fact Sheet: FHFA Conservatorship – 9/7/08
Fact Sheet: Treasury Preferred Stock Purchase Agreement – 9/7/08
Fact Sheet: Treasury MBS Purchase Program – 9/7/08
Fact Sheet: Treasury GSE Credit Facility – 9/7/08
Freddie Mac Warrant to Purchase Common Stock
Freddie Mac Certificate
Freddie Mac Senior Preferred Stock Purchase Agreement
Fannie Mae Warrant to Purchase Common Stock
Fannie Mae Certificate
Fannie Mae Senior Preferred Stock Purchase Agreement
Paulson Announces GSE Initiatives – 7/13/2008
Paulson Statement on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac – 7/11/2008


Testimony

9/23/2008 Corrected Statement of the Honorable James B. Lockhart III, Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on the Appointment of FHFA as Conservator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
9/25/2008 ​Corrected Statement of the Honorable James B. Lockhart III, Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency Before the House Committee on Financial Services on the Conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Miscellaneous

7/13/2008 Statement of OFHEO Director James B. Lockhart
Re: Support of Secretary Paulson, the Administration, and the Federal Reserve in their efforts to stabilize the housing finance system
9/07/2008 Fact Sheet: Questions and Answers on Conservatorship
9/26/2008 Amended and Restated Fannie Mae Senior Preferred Stock Purchase Agreement
9/26/2008 ​Amended and Restated Freddie Mac Senior Preferred Stock Purchase Agreement
9/26/2008 Paulson Letter
Re: Amended and Restated Senior Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements ("the Agreements") between the United States Department of the Treasury ("Treasury"), and the Federal National Mortgage Association and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
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​The Federal Housing Finance Agency regulates Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the 12 Federal Home Loan Banks. These government-sponsored enterprises provide more than $6.2 trillion in funding for the U.S. mortgage markets and financial institutions.

Contacts:
Corinne Russell (202) 649-3032 / Stefanie Johnson (202) 649-3030
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