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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Compilation of documents related to litigation involving the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO), Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (or employees thereof). Includes FHFA Private-Label Securities (PLS) cases, notices, complaints, petitions, motions, enforcement actions, declarations, exhibits, orders and settlements.
Collection of written statements (1990-2005) advising on interpretations of law, regulation, or policy.
Cumulative list of FHFA legally binding orders that mandate action by a regulated entity.
Compilation of agency guidance (1998-2015) concerning the application of a statute or regulation to a particular supervisory issue; not legally binding but entitled to judicial deference.
List of settlement agreements from 2016 between FHFA and individuals from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas, Texas. The terms of these agreements eliminated the need for administrative proceedings by FHFA.
Directory of individuals or entities currently suspended under the Suspended Counterparty Program.
FHFA established the Suspended Counterparty Program to help address the risk to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks (“the regulated entities”) presented by individuals and entities with a history of fraud or other financial misconduct. Under this program, FHFA may issue orders suspending an individual or entity from doing business with the regulated entities.
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