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.
Read about the agency’s 2016 examinations of Fannie Mac, Freddie Mac and the Home Loan Bank System.
Submit comments and provide input on FHFA Rules Open for Comment by clicking on Rulemaking and Federal Register.
Goal: Help restore confidence, enhance capacity to fulfill mission, and mitigate systemic risk that contributed directly to instability in financial markets.
MAINTAIN foreclosure prevention activities and credit availability, REDUCE taxpayer risk, and BUILD a new single-family securitization infrastructure. Read more in the 2016 Scorecard and Conservatorships Strategic Plan.
Plans and Reports
FHFA experts provide reliable data, including all states, about activity in the U.S. mortgage market through its House Price Index, Refinance Report, Foreclosure Prevention Report, and Performance Report.
HARP - the Home Affordable Refinance Program was created by FHFA specifically to help homeowners current on their mortgage payments, but underwater on their mortgages.
FHFA economists and policy experts provide reliable research and policy analysis about critical topics impacting the nation’s housing finance sector.
Meet the experts...
Key Topics pages provide information about FHFA's work on a range of issues facing the nation and highlight the most relevant related news releases, reports, statements and web pages on the respective topics.
The Honorable Melvin L. Watt of Charlotte, NC sworn in on January 6, 2014 to a 5-year term as the first Senate-confirmed Director of FHFA.
Read more about Director Watt
FHFA is a key player in the current and future U.S. housing market as the safety and soundness regulator of the Federal Home Loan Bank System and regulator and conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
At FHFA every employee plays a vital role in meeting our mission and we depend on them to aspire to excel in every aspect of their work; have the highest ethical and professional standards; respect each other, information and resources; and, promote diversity in our employment and business practices.
Our team primarily consists of examiners, accountants, economists, financial analysts, information technology specialists, and attorneys. We also recruit for a variety of other positions such as policy experts, budget and procurement specialists, human resources specialists, facilities and space management professionals and student interns.
FHFA is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the guidelines of the EEO Commission. FHFA offers a wide variety of EEO services. To learn more, please visit the EEO page.
FHFA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. U.S. citizenship is required.
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*Status candidates refers to individuals who are current or former Federal civilian employees who hold or held non-temporary appointments in the competitive service, not the excepted service.
The Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey is a tool that allows employees to share their perceptions in many critical work experience areas. The results of the survey provide agency leaders insight into areas where successes have been made, as well as areas where improvements are needed.
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