FHFA: House Price Index Up 0.7 Percent in April 2017

Washington, D.C. – U.S. house prices rose in April, up 0.7 percent from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) seasonally adjusted monthly House Price Index (HPI).  The previously reported 0.6 percent increase in March was revised upward to reflect a 0.7 percent increase. The FHFA monthly […]

FHFA: First Quarter 2017 Foreclosure Prevention Report

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its first quarter Foreclosure Prevention Report, which shows that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) completed 49,104 foreclosure prevention actions in the first quarter of 2017, bringing the total number of troubled homeowners helped since conservatorships to nearly […]

SBA: Ignite Tour Blazes Across the Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Administrator Linda McMahon, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, today announced the SBA Ignite Tour—a national outreach campaign aimed at fueling small businesses with tools and resources to grow their companies and create more American jobs. McMahon will tour more than 60 cities in two […]

Interagency Guidance: Agencies Release 2017 List of Distressed and Underserved Nonmetropolitan Middle-Income Geographies

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today announced the availability of the 2017 list of distressed or underserved nonmetropolitan middle-income geographies, where revitalization or stabilization activities are eligible to receive Community Reinvestment Act […]