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 2017 examinations of Fannie Mac, Freddie Mac and the Home Loan Bank System.
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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 2018 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.
FHFA economists and policy experts provide reliable research and policy analysis about critical topics impacting the nation’s housing finance sector. Meet the experts...
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FHFA regularly corresponds with Members of Congress and Congressional Committees to update them on the developments in operations, policies and programs of the agency.
July 31, 2012 - Letter to Congress on the Use of Principal Forgiveness by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
May 1, 2012 - Letter to Congress Response Regarding Principal Forgiveness
January 20, 2012 - Letter to Congress Summarizing FHFA’s Determination on Principal Forgiveness as Loss Mitigation Tool
November 10, 2011 - Letter to the Senate Responding to Letter on Executive Compensation at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
February 2, 2010 - Letter to Congress on the Status of the Conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
March 20, 2009 - Letter to Congress in Response to Concerns of Employee Retention Programs at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
December 2, 2008 - Letter to Congress on the Submission and Summarization of FHFA's Assistance to Homeowners Report
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