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.
HARP - the Home Affordable Refinance Program was created by FHFA specifically to help homeowners current on their mortgage payments, but underwater on their mortgages.
FHFA economists and policy experts provide reliable research and policy analysis about critical topics impacting the nation’s housing finance sector.
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Key Topics pages provide information about FHFA's work on a range of issues facing the nation and highlight the most relevant related news releases, reports, statements and web pages on the respective topics.
The Honorable Melvin L. Watt of Charlotte, NC sworn in on January 6, 2014 to a 5-year term as the first Senate-confirmed Director of FHFA.
Read more about Director Watt
In May of 2014 FHFA published an updated
Strategic Plan for Enterprise Conservatorships and an annual Scorecard for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) and Common Securitization Solutions. The
2015 Scorecard was released in January.
MAINTAIN - in a safe and sound manner, credit availability and foreclosure prevention activities for new and refinanced mortgages to foster liquid, efficient, competitive, and resilient national housing finance markets.
REDUCE - taxpayer risk through increasing the role of private capital in the mortgage market.
BUILD - a new single-family securitization infrastructure for use by the Enterprises and adaptable for use by other participants in the secondary market in the future.
For detailed scorecard goals go to 2015 Scorecard.
For all Scorecard items, Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) and Common Securitization Solutions will be assessed based on the following criteria:
The extent to which each Enterprise conducts initiatives in a safe and sound manner consistent with FHFA’s expectations for all activities;
2015 Goals for the Common Securitization Solutions, LLC (CSS):
Work on CSP should incorporate the following design principles:
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