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 2016 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 2016 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
Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, FHFA’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) submits an annual report to Congress detailing initiatives and accomplishments undertaken during the year to increase diversity and ensure inclusion throughout its workforce and business activities of the Agency, including procurement. FHFA’s
2016 OMWI Annual Report to Congress describes the measures it took to accomplish this objective, as it continued existing programs that have proven to be effective, and developed new strategies and initiatives to support a diverse workforce and maintain an inclusive organizational culture.
The Report also includes an update on the activities for the entities FHFA regulates – Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the 11 Federal Home Loan Banks, and the Office of Finance (OF) (collectively, the regulated entities) in the implementation of their diversity and inclusion programs as required under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008.
Key takeaways from the 2016 report:
FHFA is pleased with its progress in advancing diversity and inclusion and looks forward to further enhancement of this core value as an integral part of FHFA’s mission.
Director, FHFA Office of Minority & Women Inclusion
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