FHFA: Revised Multifamily Loan Purchase Caps for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Announced

 The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced a revised cap structure on the multifamily businesses of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises).  The new multifamily loan purchase caps will be $100 billion for each Enterprise, a combined total of $200 billion in support to the multifamily market, for […]

FHFA: House Prices Rise 1.0 Percent in Second Quarter; Up 5.0 Percent from Last Year

U.S. house prices rose in the second quarter of 2019, up 1.0 percent according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI).  House prices rose 5.0 percent from the second quarter of 2018 to the second quarter of 2019.  FHFA’s seasonally adjusted monthly index for June was up 0.2 percent from May. FHFA […]

FHFA: 2020 Release Dates for House Price Index Announced

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced the FHFA House Price Index (HPI) will be released at 9 a.m. ET on the following dates in 2020:​ ​  ​Wednesday, January 22 ​Monthly Index ​Tuesday, February 25 ​Quarterly and Monthly Index ​Wednesday, March 25 ​Monthly Index ​Wednesday, April 22 ​Monthly Index ​Tuesday, May 26 […]

FHFA: Results Announced for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Dodd-Frank Stress Tests

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released a report providing the results of the annual stress tests Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) are required to conduct under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act).  The Dodd-Frank Act requires certain financial institutions with more […]

FHFA: Final Rule on Credit Scoring Models Published

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today sent to the Federal Register for publication a final rule on the validation and approval of third-party credit score model(s) that can be used by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises).  The rule implements the requirements in Section 310 of the Economic Growth, […]

FHFA: House Price Index Up 0.1 Percent in May; Up 5.0 Percent from Last Year

U.S. house prices rose in May, up 0.1 percent from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) seasonally adjusted monthly House Price Index (HPI).  The previously reported 0.4 percent increase for April 2019 remained unchanged. The FHFA monthly HPI is calculated using home sales price information from mortgages […]

FHFA: House Price Index Up 0.4 Percent in April 2019; Up 5.2 Percent from Last Year

U.S. house prices rose in April, up 0.4 percent from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) seasonally adjusted monthly House Price Index (HPI).  The previously reported 0.1 percent increase for March 2019 remained unchanged.   The FHFA monthly HPI is calculated using home sales price information from mortgages […]

FHFA: More Than 4.3 Million Homeowners Helped Since Conservatorships

 The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its first quarter 2019 Foreclosure Prevention Report,which shows that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) completed 38,968 foreclosure prevention actions in the first quarter of 2019, bringing the total number of foreclosure prevention actions to 4,322,804 since September 2008.   The report also shows that 38 percent […]

FHFA: Report on Non-Performing Loan Sales Released

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its report providing information about the sale of non-performing loans (NPLs) by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises).  The Enterprise Non-Performing Loan Sales Report includes information about NPLs sold through December 31, 2018, and reflects borrower outcomes as of December 31, 2018 on […]

FHFA: 2018 Report to Congress Includes Legislative Recommendations

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its 2018 Report to Congress.  The report meets the requirements of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992, as amended by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008.  It provides information about FHFA’s 2018 examinations of Fannie Mae […]