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 2016 examinations of Fannie Mac, Freddie Mac and the Home Loan Bank System.
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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 2016 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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Key Topics pages provide information about FHFA's work on a range of issues facing the nation and highlight the most relevant related news releases, reports, statements and web pages on the respective topics.
The Honorable Melvin L. Watt of Charlotte, NC sworn in on January 6, 2014 to a 5-year term as the first Senate-confirmed Director of FHFA.
Read more about Director Watt
Pleadings - Description
Consent Motion to Extend Time to Respond to OFHEO's Second Requests
Motion for Interlocutory Review
Consent Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to OFHEO's Second Set of Document Requests to Respondents
Consent Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to OFHEO's First Set of Document Requests to Respondents
Motion for Entry of Protective Order
Howard's Response to OFHEO's Motion for Referral to the Director
Respondents' Joint Notice of Filing A Proposed Scheduling Order
OFHEO's Motion for Referral to the Director and Proposed Order
OFHEO's Memorandum Regarding 12 USC 4633(a)(2)
Raines' Response to OFHEO's Motion to Docket Ex Parte Letter from Respondent Raines
Raines - Respondent Franklin Raines' Memorandum Concerning the Requirements of 12 USC Section 4633(a)(2)
Raines - Declaration of Alex G. Romain
Raines - Notice of Appearance of Paul Mogin
Raines - Leanne Spencer's Response to OFHEO's Motion to Strike or Limit Discovery Requests
Raines - Leanne Spencer's Memorandum Regarding the Proposed Scheduling Order
Raines' Memorandum in Opposition to OFHEO's Motion to Strike or Limit Discovery Requests from Respondent Raines
Raines - Notice of Appearance of Laura Hildner
OFHEO's Proposed Scheduling Order, Proposed Protective Order, Second Request for Documents from Respondents
Raines' Notice of Scheduling Conference
Raines' Request for Proposed Document Subpoenas re: Deloitte and Touche, Goldman Sachs, Radian Group, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Howard's Response to OFHEO's Motion for Extension of Time
Letter from D. Krakoff to A. Pollard re: Disqualification
Spencer's Affidavit (Krakoff) in Support of Disqualification
Motion to Strike or Limit Spencer
Motion to Docket Ex Parte Letter Raines
Motion to Strike or Limit Howard
Motion to Strike or Limit Raines
Raines' Request for Scheduling Conference
Raines' Requests for Pre-Trial Disclosures
Howard Notices of Appearance
Howard First Document Request
Notice of Charges
Letter to Franklin D. Raines and Downey re: Notice of Charges No. 2006-01
Letter to Leanne G. Spencer and Krakoff re: Notice of Charges No. 2006-01
Letter from K. Downey to J. Lockhart re: Recusal
Transcripts - Description
Raines - Transcript of Proceeding
Correspondence - Description
Letter from J. Aronica of Duane Morris to Honorable William B. Moran in the Matter of Franklin D. Raines, et. al. Notice No. 2006-1 re: Position Concerning Issuance of Document Subpoenas to Nonparties (2/20/07)
Letter from J. Aronica of Duane Morris in the Matter of Franklin D. Raines, et. al. Notice No. 2006-1 re: February 7 Hearing (2/2/07)
Letter to Moran from Krakoff, Mayer Brown re: Spencer's Answer to Notice of Charges and First Request for Production of Documents to OFHEO filed 1/8/07 (1/31/07)
Letter from D. Krakoff to Jim Lockhart re: Recusal
Letter to K. Downey from Alfred Pollard
Letter from D. Krakoff to Pollard re: First Document Request
Letter from D. Krakoff to Lockhart re: Answer et. al
Letter from K. Downey to Lockhart re: Answer et. al
Letter to Alfred Pollard from Heimbrock in the Matter of Franklin D. Raines et al. Notice 2006-1
Letter to OPM Director Springer re: Request for Services of Administrative Law Judge
Orders and Decisions - Description
Decision of Director James B. Lockhart III in Response to Respondents' Requests for Recusal
Order Re: Respondents Shall File any Motions to Strike or Limit OFHEO's Second Set of Documents
Order Regarding Raines' Subpoena Request
Revised Scheduling Order
Raines Order of Referral
Raines Order of Designation
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