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.
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Implement critical reforms that will produce a stronger and more resilient housing finance system.
FOSTER competitive, liquid, efficient, and resilient (CLEAR) national housing finance markets that support sustainable homeownership and affordable rental housing; OPERATE in a safe and sound manner appropriate for entities in conservatorship; and PREPARE for eventual exits from the conservatorships.
2019 Conservatorships Strategic Plan
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Language Translation Disclosure
Ken Lam, Jay Schultz, and Padmasini Raman
In establishing benchmarks for the single-family home purchase housing goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises), the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is required to measure the size of the mortgage market. FHFA has recently revised the market forecast models to include better specifications and new macroeconomic variables that reflect factors that impact the affordable housing market. This paper documents the statistical forecast models that the FHFA modeling team developed as part of the process for establishing the benchmark levels for the Enterprises for 2018 through 2020.
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