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Digital Strategy

On May 23, 2012, the Federal government launched a comprehensive Digital Government Strategy designed to improve digital services delivered to the American public. The strategy challenged government agencies to identify ways to use innovative technologies to streamline their delivery of services to lower costs, decrease service delivery times, and improve the customer experience.

The Digital Strategy focuses agency efforts on four principles:

  • building information-centric systems and tools;
  • utilizing shared platforms to improve information dissemination across government;
  • delivering customer-centric, highly effective services;
  • ensuring security and privacy.

The strategy is intended to ensure information is accessible, current and accurate.

FHFA's Digital Strategy

FHFA is committed to increasing transparency in the housing finance markets.  We actively promote the dissemination of information that will improve the public's understanding of housing finance markets and thereby the efficiency of the market.

Data/Information Availability/Publication Process

Per FHFA Delegations and internal information classification policies and related procedures (e.g., CUI), FHFA’s Director and his designees have the authority to disclose Non-Public FHFA information. FHFA information and data sets undergo stringent internal review processes before publication. 

FHFA's economists conduct research on a range of topics in housing finance, including analyzing our data and uncovering emerging trends. This can be found on our Research page.

FHFA proactively posts information in FHFA's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Reading Room including final opinions and orders; statements of policy and interpretations not published in the Federal Register; policy and administrative staff manuals that affect a member of the public; and frequently requested ​records.

Security and Privacy

FHFA is aware of the importance of information security and privacy, for that reason FHFA is dedicated to ensuring that effective security and privacy controls are in place to protect the electronic resources, data, and services that it provides.  FHFA accomplishes this through the development and implementation of policies, monitoring of security events, education and training, and compliance activities as required by the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA).

Data Sets and Tools

FHFA has provided multiple ways to access our public datasets as part of an open effort to increase accessibility, delivery and use of our digital products at FHFA.gov/data.

FHFA has numerous tools that utilize our data available for use at FHFA.gov/DataTools/Tools.

RESOURCES

Digital Government:  Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People

FHFA Open Government 

FHFA Open Government Plans

FHFA Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Reading Room

FHFA Datasets on Data.gov

Data Sets on FHFA.gov

Developer Resources

FHFA Research

FHFA Tools

FHFA Social Media:  Twitter @FHFA, YouTube and LinkedIn.

FHFA welcomes comments, questions and feedback. Please contact us

FHFA Information Quality Guidelines are available on Information Quality page.  

Information on FHFA Privacy Policy available on FHFA Privacy Policy Page.

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