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Foreclosure Preventions Surpass 4.2 Million In FHFA's Third Quarter 2018 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
12/20/2018

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its third quarter 2018 Foreclosure Prevention Report, which shows that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) completed 63,193 foreclosure prevention actions in the third quarter of 2018, bringing the total number of foreclosure prevention actions to 4,242,774 since September 2008.  The report also shows that nearly 25 percent of loan modifications in the third quarter reduced borrowers' monthly payments by more than 20 percent.  Additionally, the Enterprises' serious delinquency rate dropped to 0.79 percent at the end of the third quarter. 

FHFA's report also includes data on the Enterprises' mortgage performance, delinquency data by state, and real estate owned (REO) inventory.  FHFA publishes the report data in an online, interactive Borrower Assistance Map on FHFA.gov

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The Federal Housing Finance Agency regulates Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the 11 Federal Home Loan Banks. These government-sponsored enterprises provide more than $6.2 trillion in funding for the U.S. mortgage markets and financial institutions. Additional information is available at www.FHFA.gov, on Twitter @FHFA, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Contacts:

Media: Stefanie Johnson (202) 649-3030 / Corinne Russell (202) 649-3032
Consumers: Consumer Communications or (202) 649-3811

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