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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.
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Section 1601 of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA) requires the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to conduct an ongoing study of the guarantee fees charged by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) and to submit a report to Congress each year. The report is required to contain an analysis of the average guarantee fee and a breakdown by product type, risk class, and volume of a lender’s business. The report also must analyze the costs of providing the guarantee and provide a comparison to the prior year. FHFA issued the first single-family guarantee fee report in 2009.
This report discusses the guarantee fees charged in 2017 and provides a five-year perspective with data back to 2013. The major findings in this report are:
Questions and comments about this report may be addressed to FHFA at: https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Contact/Pages/General-Questions-and-Comments.aspx.
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