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Statement of FHFA Director Mel Watt on Fannie Mae Direct Debt Risk-Sharing Transaction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
1/14/2014

​"The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is pleased that Fannie Mae is nearing completion of another Connecticut Avenue Securities or "C-deal" risk-sharing transaction. This and other risk-sharing transactions undertaken by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac provide valuable insight as to how to restore private sector participation in housing finance and reduce losses for taxpayers.

"FHFA will encourage Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to continue undertaking these types of risk-sharing transactions as we consider risk-sharing objectives for 2014."

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The Federal Housing Finance Agency regulates Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the 12 Federal Home Loan Banks. These government-sponsored enterprises provide more than $5.5 trillion in funding for the U.S. mortgage markets and financial institutions.

Contacts:
​Corinne Russell (202) 649-3032 / Stefanie Johnson (202) 649-3030
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