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Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework Final Rule

Open Date:
Open for comment
All comments are due by
Final Rule
Fannie Mae; Freddie Mac
Document Number:
12 CFR Part 1240
CFR Description:
Capital Adequacy of Enterprises
Federal Register Publish Date:
View Document:
/SupervisionRegulation/Rules/RuleDocuments/Enterprise Capital Final Rule for Website.pdf|1.47 MB;
Contact Information:

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Naa Awaa Tagoe, Principal Associate Director, Office of Capital Policy, (202) 649-3140, NaaAwaa.Tagoe@fhfa.gov; Andrew Varrieur, Associate Director, Office of Capital Policy, (202) 649-3141, Andrew.Varrieur@fhfa.gov; or Mark Laponsky, Deputy General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, (202) 649-3054, Mark.Laponsky@fhfa.gov. These are not toll-free numbers. The telephone number for the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf is (800) 877-8339.

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SUMMARY:  The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is adopting a final rule that establishes risk-based and leverage capital requirements for the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac, and with Fannie Mae, each an Enterprise). The final rule also makes conforming amendments to definitions in FHFA’s regulations governing assessments and minimum capital and removes the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight’s (OFHEO) regulation on capital for the Enterprises.

DATES:  This rule is effective February 16, 2021.

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