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Implement critical reforms that will produce a stronger and more resilient housing finance system.
FOSTER competitive, liquid, efficient, and resilient (CLEAR) national housing finance markets that support sustainable homeownership and affordable rental housing; OPERATE in a safe and sound manner appropriate for entities in conservatorship; and PREPARE for eventual exits from the conservatorships.
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The seasonally adjusted purchase-only HPI rose in 47 states and in the District of Columbia during the second quarter. Top 5 in annual appreciation: 1) Nevada 2) California 3) Arizona 4) Oregon and 5) District of Columbia.
Of the nine census divisions, the Pacific division experienced the strongest increase in the latest quarter, posting a 4.6 percent increase and a 16.2 percent increase since last year. House prices were weakest in the East South Central division, where prices increased 0.9 percent from the prior quarter.
As measured with purchase-only indexes for the 100 most populated metropolitan areas in the U.S., second quarter price increases were greatest in the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) where prices increased by 10.0 percent. Prices were weakest in the Akron, OH MSA, where they fell 3.9 percent over that period.
The monthly seasonally adjusted purchase-only index for the U.S. has increased for the last 17 consecutive months.
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