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U.S. House Price Index Report - 2020 Q33146711/24/2020 5:00:00 AM<p><strong>​Washington, D.C. </strong>– U.S. house prices rose <strong>7.8 percent</strong> from the third quarter of 2019 to the third quarter of 2020 according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index (FHFA HPI<sup>®</sup>). House prices were up <strong>3.1 percent</strong> in the third quarter of 2020. FHFA's seasonally adjusted monthly index for September was up <strong>1.7 percent</strong> from August.</p><p>&quot;House prices recorded their strongest quarterly gain in the history of the FHFA HPI purchase-only series in the third quarter of 2020,&quot; said Dr. Lynn Fisher, Deputy Director of the Division of Research and Statistics at FHFA. &quot;Relative to a year ago, prices were up 7.8 percent during the quarter – the fastest year-over-year rate of appreciation since 2006.&#160; Monthly data indicate that prices continued to accelerate during the quarter, reaching 9.1 percent in September, as demand continues to outpace the supply of homes available for sale.&quot; </p><p>​View highlights video featuring Dr. Lynn Fisher at&#160;<a href="https&#58;//youtu.be/qK47v7eLfcQ">https&#58;//youtu.be/qK47v7eLfcQ</a>.<br></p><p><a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/US-House-Prices-Rise-3pt1-Pct-in-3Q-Up-7pt8-Pct-over-the-Last-Year.aspx">Related News Release</a>​<br></p>11/24/2020 2:01:11 PMHome / About FHFA / Reports / U.S. House Price Index Report - 2020 Q3 House Price Index 1264https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Annual Housing Report 20203131810/30/2020 4:00:00 AM<p>​This Annual Housing Report (Report) describes the affordable housing activities of the Enterprises during 2019 and meets the reporting requirements of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992, as amended (Safety and Soundness Act). The Report describes FHFA's final review of the Enterprises' 2019 housing goals performance. The Report also contains the results of FHFA's evaluations and ratings of the Enterprises' 2019 Duty to Serve performance, as well as highlights and challenges of selected Duty to Serve activities.</p><p>The Report includes information about the distribution of single-family loans by race/ethnicity, gender, and census tract median income. In addition, the Report includes a breakdown of the single-family mortgage product-types purchased by each Enterprise, as well as information on mortgage payment type (e.g., fixed-rate or adjustable-rate mortgage), loan-to-value ratios, and credit scores for 2019.</p><p>The Report also describes the affordable housing allocations made by each Enterprise, as well as FHFA's efforts to survey the mortgage markets and release loan-level data submitted by the Enterprises to the public. Finally, the Report discusses subprime, nontraditional, and higher-priced mortgage loans.​</p>10/30/2020 2:00:19 PMHome / About FHFA / Reports / Annual Housing Report 2020 Annual Housing Report 995https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
U.S. House Price Index August 20203128010/27/2020 4:00:00 AM<p>​House prices rose nationwide in August, up <strong>1.5 percent</strong> from the previous month, according to the latest Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index (FHFA HPI<sup>®</sup>). &#160;House prices rose <strong>8.0 percent </strong>from August 2019 to August 2020. FHFA also revised its previously reported 1.0 percent price change for July 2020 to 1.1 percent.</p><p>For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly house price changes from July 2020 to August 2020 ranged from +<strong>0.9 percent</strong> in the East South Central division to +<strong>1.9 percent</strong> in the West South Central division.&#160; The 12-month changes ranged from +<strong>7.2 percent</strong> in the West North Central division to +<strong>9.7 percent</strong> in the Mountain division.</p><p>Monthly index values and appreciation rate estimates for recent periods are provided in the tables and graphs on the following pages. Downloadable data and HPI release dates for all of 2020 and 2021&#160;are available here&#58; <a href="/HPI"> https&#58;//www.fhfa.gov/HPI</a>.</p><p><a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/FHFA-House-Price-Index-Up-1pt5-Percent-in-August-Up-8-Percent-from-Last-Year.aspx">Related News Release</a></p>10/27/2020 1:00:22 PMHome / About FHFA / Reports / U.S. House Price Index August 2020 House Price Index 5242https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
U.S. House Price Index July 2020354849/23/2020 4:00:00 AM<p>House prices rose <strong>6.5 percent</strong> from July 2019 to July 2020 and were up <strong>1.0 percent</strong> for the month. FHFA also revised its previously reported 0.9 percent price change for June 2020 to 1.0 percent.</p><p>For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly house price changes from June 2020 to July 2020 ranged from <strong>+0.6 percent</strong> in the West North Central division to <strong>+2.0 percent </strong>in the New England division. The 12-month changes ranged from <strong>+5.4 percent</strong> in the West South Central division to <strong>+7.7 percent</strong> in both the Mountain and the East South Central divisions.</p><p>Monthly index values and appreciation rate estimates for recent periods are provided in the tables and graphs on the following pages. Downloadable data and HPI release dates for all of 2020 are available here&#58; <a href="/HPI"> https&#58;//www.fhfa.gov/HPI</a>.</p><p> <a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/FHFA-House-Price-Index-Up-1pt0-Pct-in-July-Up-6pt5-Pct-from-Last-Year.aspx">Related News Release</a></p>9/23/2020 1:00:47 PMHome / About FHFA / Reports / U.S. House Price Index July 2020 House Price Index 28500https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
U.S. House Price Index Report - 2020 Q2 / June284648/25/2020 4:00:00 AM<p><strong style="font-family&#58;&quot;source sans pro&quot;, sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;">​Washington, D.C.</strong> – U.S. house prices rose 5.4 percent from the second quarter of 2019 to the&#160;second quarter of 2020 according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI). House prices were up 0.8 percent in the second quarter of 2019. FHFA’s seasonally&#160;adjusted monthly index for June was up 0.9 percent from May.<br></p><p>“Home prices grew by 5.4 percent in the second quarter of 2020 compared to a year ago, despite the impacts of COVID-19.” said Dr. Lynn Fisher, Deputy Director of the Division of Research and Statistics at FHFA. “Although house prices fell slightly in May relative to April, in June prices rebounded by 0.9 percent over the month as local economies re-opened and transactions picked up again. Four Census Divisions showed strong early summer gains with month-over-month growth of one percent or more in June.” </p><div>View highlights video featuring Dr. Lynn Fisher at <a href="https&#58;//youtu.be/BCaHwLXe3Kc">https&#58;//youtu.be/BCaHwLXe3Kc</a>.</div><div><br>&#160;</div><div><a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/US-House-Prices-Up-5pt4-Pct-from-Last-Year-Prices-Rise-0pt8-Pct-in-2nd-Quarter-Despite-COVID.aspx">Related News Release</a><br></div>8/25/2020 1:00:08 PMHome / About FHFA / Reports / U.S. House Price Index Report - 2020 Q2 / June House Price Index 6424https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
US House Price Index May 2020278717/22/2020 4:00:00 AM<p>U.S. house prices fell in May, down <strong>0.3 percent</strong> from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI). House prices rose <strong>4.9 percent</strong> from May 2019 to May 2020. The previously reported <strong>0.2 percent</strong> increase for April 2020 was revised downward to <strong>0.1</strong> <strong>percent</strong>.</p><p>For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly house price changes from April 2020 to May 2020 ranged from <strong>-1.0</strong> <strong>percent</strong> in the New England division to <strong>+0.1 percent</strong> in the South Atlantic division. The 12-month changes were all positive, ranging from <strong>+3.7 percent</strong> in the New England division to <strong>+6.3 percent</strong> in the Mountain division.</p><p>Monthly index values and appreciation rate estimates for recent periods are provided in the tables and graphs on the following pages. Downloadable data and HPI release dates for all of 2020 are available here&#58; <a href="/HPI">https&#58;//www.fhfa.gov/HPI</a>.</p><p><a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/FHFA-HPI-Down-0pt3-Pct-in-May-Up-4pt9-Pct-from-Last-Year.aspx">Related news release</a>. </p>7/22/2020 1:00:47 PMHome / About FHFA / Reports / US House Price Index May 2020 House Price Index U.S. house prices fell in May 4166https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
U.S. House Price Index - April 2020282026/24/2020 4:00:00 AM<p style="font-style&#58;normal;">​​U.S. house prices rose in April, up&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">0.2 percent</span>&#160;from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI).&#160;House prices rose&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">5.5 percent</span>&#160;from April 2019 to April 2020.&#160;The previously reported&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">0.1 percent&#160;</span>increase for March 2020 remains unchanged.</p><p style="font-style&#58;normal;">For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly house price changes from March 2020 to April 2020 ranged from&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">-0.5 percent&#160;</span>in the South Atlantic division to&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">+0.8 percent</span>&#160;in the West South Central division.&#160;The 12-month changes were all positive, ranging from&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">+5.0 percent</span>&#160;in the Middle Atlantic division to&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">+6.8 percent</span>&#160;in the Mountain division.</p><p style="font-style&#58;normal;"> <span style="font-style&#58;normal;">Monthly index values and appreciation rate estimates for recent periods are provided in the tables&#160;and graphs in the attachment.&#160;Downloadable data and HPI release dates for all of 2020 are&#160;available here&#58;&#160;</span><a href="/HPI" style="font-family&#58;&quot;source sans pro&quot;, sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;">https&#58;//www.fhfa.gov/HPI</a><span style="font-style&#58;normal;">​.​</span>​<br></p><p style="font-style&#58;normal;"> <a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/FHFA-House-Price-Index-Up-0pt2-Percent-in-April-2020.aspx" style="font-size&#58;14px;font-family&#58;&quot;source sans pro&quot;, sans-serif;">Related News Release</a>​</p>6/24/2020 1:00:49 PMHome / About FHFA / Reports / U.S. House Price Index - April 2020 House Price Index 3514https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Annual Report to Congress - 2019280626/15/2020 4:00:00 AM<p>​​​​​​The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its 2019&#160;<a href="/AboutUs/Reports/ReportDocuments/FHFA_2019_Report-to-Congress.pdf"><em>Report to Congress</em></a>. The report meets the requirements of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992, as amended by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. It provides information about FHFA's 2019&#160;examinations of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises), 11 Federal Home Loan Banks and the Federal Home Loan Banks' Office of Finance.&#160;The report also describes FHFA's actions as conservator of the Enterprises.<br></p><p> <span style="font-style&#58;normal;"> <a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/FHFA-Issues-2019-Report-to-Congress.aspx">Related News Release</a>​</span></p>6/15/2020 6:00:39 PMHome / About FHFA / Reports / Annual Report to Congress - 2019 Annual Report to Congress 3449https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
U.S. House Price Index Report - 1Q2020 / March277485/26/2020 4:00:00 AM<p>​U.S. house prices rose in the first quarter of 2020, up&#160;1.7 percent&#160;according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI).&#160; House prices rose&#160;5.7 percent&#160;from the first quarter of 2019 to the first quarter of 2020.&#160; FHFA’s seasonally adjusted monthly index for March was up&#160;0.1 percent&#160;from February.</p><p>View highlights video featuring Dr. Lynn Fisher at&#160;&#160;<a href="https&#58;//youtu.be/KIGimQ7oM_w">https&#58;//youtu.be/KIGimQ7oM_w</a>. </p><p>New&#58;&#160;​<br></p><ul style="display&#58;inline;"><li><p style="display&#58;inline;">​​​Trends in the Top 100 Metropolitan Statistical Areas are available through our newly-published interactive dashboard&#160;<a href="/DataTools/Tools/Pages/FHFA-HPI-Top-100-Metro-Area-Rankings.aspx">https&#58;//www.fhfa.gov/DataTools/Tools/Pages/FHFA-HPI-Top-100-Metro-Area-Rankings.aspx</a>. The first tab displays rankings while the second tab offers charts.<br></p></li></ul><div><p><strong style="font-family&#58;&quot;source sans pro&quot;, sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;">​​Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on House Prices</strong><br></p><p>The data contained within this report is unlikely to reflect the economic impact of COVID-19.&#160; Estimated house price movements are based upon closings through March 31st, but, because of the time delay between when a contract is signed and a loan closes, purchase data from March largely reflect prices that were set in late-January and throughout February.&#160; In other words, many March purchases reflect prices that were agreed upon before broad stay-at-home orders were issued.&#160; Regarding transaction counts, the number of purchase-money repeat transactions in the first quarter of 2020 are comparable to the prior quarter and to the first quarter of 2019.&#160; However, March activity might not be representative of typical home sales because of recent market changes like a higher than normal rate of sales cancellations.&#160;<strong style="font-family&#58;&quot;source sans pro&quot;, sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;">​</strong></p><p><a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/US-House-Prices-Rise-1pt7-Percent-in-First-Quarter.aspx">Related News Release​</a><br></p></div>5/26/2020 1:00:32 PMHome / About FHFA / Reports / U.S. House Price Index Report - 1Q2020 / March House Price Index 14188https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
U.S. House Price Index Report - February 2020343594/22/2020 4:00:00 AM<p>​U.S. house prices rose in February, up <strong>0.7 percent</strong> from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI). &#160;House prices rose <strong>5.7 percent </strong>from February 2019 to February 2020.&#160; The previously reported 0.3 percent increase for January 2020 was revised upward to 0.5 percent.&#160;</p><p>For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly house price changes from January 2020 to February 2020 were all positive, ranging from <strong>0.3 percent</strong> in the West South Central division to +<strong>1.2 percent</strong> in the Middle Atlantic division.&#160; The 12-month changes were all positive, ranging from +<strong>4.2 percent</strong> in the West South Central division to +<strong>8.1 percent</strong> in the Mountain division.</p><p>Monthly index values and appreciation rate estimates for recent periods are provided in the tables and graphs on the following pages.&#160; Downloadable data and HPI release dates for all of 2020 are available here&#58; &#160;<a href="/HPI"><span style="text-decoration&#58;underline;">https&#58;//www.fhfa.gov/HPI</span></a>. </p><p><a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/FHFA-House-Price-Index-Up-0-pt-7-Percent-in-February-Up-5-7-Percent-from-Last-Year.aspx">Related News Release</a> </p>4/22/2020 1:00:12 PMHome / About FHFA / Reports / U.S. House Price Index Report - February 2020 House Price Index 4869https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx

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