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 2018 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 an independent federal regulatory agency located in Washington, D.C. with a mission to provide oversight of the Housing Government-Sponsored Enterprises of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Bank System. Additionally, FHFA is the Conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
If you are a homeowner needing assistance with your Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac mortgage please complete the
Homeowner Assistance form in the I want to: section.
If you are a student, researcher or other interested party needing information about FHFA's House Price Index, data or research please complete the
Data and Research form in the I want to: section.
If you are a business owner or representative interested in selling your product or service to FHFA you must complete the
Doing Business With Us form in the "I want to" section. To reach the small business and procurement contact email
If you have a question or comment about FHFA's policy, programs or actions please complete the
General Questions and Comments in the I want to: section.
Do not complete this form if you want to provide comment or input on a proposed rule or public input on a policy issue - please see Comment on Rulemaking below.
If you would like to provide comment on a proposed rule, go to
Rule Making and Federal Register. If you would like to provide input on a Public Input Notice that is published in the Federal Register and is open for input, go to
Items Open for Input page.
To provide input on policy issues that are open for input, visit the
Provide Input Form and select the topic of interest.
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USA Jobs or contact the Office of Human Resources Management at 202-649-3807.
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