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
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Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, Federal Home Loan Bank System, Examiner Resources, Legal Filings & Opinions, Rulemaking & Federal Register, Advisory Bulletins
Conservatorship Performance Goals, Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, Senior Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements, Conservatorship Reports
Comprehensive Housing Market Data, Downloadable Data, Developer Resources, Data Reports, Data Tools
Policy, Programs, Research, FHFA Experts in Policy Analysis & Research
Advisory Bulletins, Conforming Loan Limits, Contract Harmonization
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Key Legislation, Resources for Policy, Rules and Regulations, Annual Report to Congress
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