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.
Submit comments and provide input on FHFA Rules Open for Comment by clicking on Rulemaking and Federal Register.
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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Duty to Serve Overview Video (2/22/2017)
Duty to Serve Plan Development Process Timeline
Final Evaluation Guidance (11/29/2017)
Proposed Evaluation Guidance (1/13/2017)
FHFA Publishes New, Abbreviated "Snapshots" of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's Duty to Serve Plans to Help Stakeholders Identify Opportunities [blog] (6/28/2018)
FHFA Requests Public Input on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's Proposed Duty to Serve Plan Modifications (10/3/2018)
FHFA Publishes Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's Underserved Markets Plans for Duty to Serve (12/18/2017)
FHFA Extends Public Input Period for Proposed Duty to Serve Evaluation Guidance (5/8/2017)
FHFA Requests Public Input on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's Proposed Underserved Markets Plans for Duty to Serve Program (5/8/2017)
Public Input on Potential Chattel Loan Pilot (2/8/2017)
Public Input on Duty to Serve Program (1/18/2017)
Fannie Mae Statement on FHFA Duty to Serve Final Rule (12/13/2016)
Freddie Mac Statement on FHFA Duty to Serve Final Rule (12/13/2016)
Final Rule (12/13/2016)
Proposed Rule (12/15/2015)
Potential Manufactured Home Chattel Loans Pilots (1/18/2017)
Final Rule (12/29/2016)
Duty to Serve Program Fact Sheet (12/13/2016)
Superseded Fannie Mae Proposed Underserved Markets Plan (5/8/2017)
Superseded Freddie Mac Proposed Underserved Markets Plan (5/8/2017)
Proposed Rule (12/18/2015)
Proposed Rule Fact Sheet (12/15/2015)
Listening Session Overview Slides (2/9/2017)
Listening Session Transcript – Webinar (2/9/2017)
Listening Session Transcript – FHFA Headquarters (2/8/2017)
Listening Session Transcript – Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2/1/2017)
Listening Session Transcript – Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (1/25/2017)
Stakeholder Webinar Recording (12/19/2016)
Stakeholder Webinar Transcript (12/19/2016)
Stakeholder Webinar Slides (12/19/2016)
Fannie Mae's Duty to Serve Site
Freddie Mac's Duty to Serve Site
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