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.
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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.
2019 Conservatorships Strategic Plan
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The FHFA House Price Index (HPI) reported a 0.1 percent increase in U.S. house prices in April from the previous month. From April 2017 to April 2018, house prices were up 6.4 percent. For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly price changes from March 2018 to April 2018 ranged from -0.5 percent in the West South Central division to +0.6 percent in the East North Central division. The 12-month changes were all positive, ranging from +4.6 percent in the West South Central division to +8.9 percent in the Mountain division.
Monthly index values and appreciation rate estimates for recent periods are provided in the table and graphs in the attachment.
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