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FHFA: Input Requested on Application Process for Federal Home Loan Bank Affordable Housing Program

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today issued a Request for Input (RFI) on opportunities to improve the Federal Home Loan Banks’ (FHLBanks) processes for members and project sponsors to apply for Affordable Housing Program (AHP) funding. “FHFA’s efforts to streamline the AHP application process should improve the FHLBanks’ ability to provide much needed funding…

FHFA: 2023 Report to Congress Issued

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its 2023 Report to Congress. The statutorily-required report provides information about the Agency’s 2023 examinations of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac (the Enterprises), the 11 Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks), and the FHLBanks’ joint Office of Finance. It also describes FHFA’s actions as conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie…

FHFA: Input Requested on FHLBank System Mission

Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) issued a Request for Input (RFI) on the mission of the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) System as the Agency considers next steps for related rulemakings. The RFI provides an opportunity for the public to provide feedback on a core recommendation of FHFA’s Federal Home Loan Bank System at…

FHFA: Fair Lending Final Rule Released

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its Fair Lending, Fair Housing, and Equitable Housing Finance Plans Final Rule, together with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s (the Enterprises) Equitable Housing Finance Plan updates for 2024 and Performance Reports for 2023. The final rule codifies in regulation FHFA’s fair lending oversight requirements for the Enterprises…

FHFA: New Division of Public Interest Examination Announced

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced the creation of a new Division of Public Interest Examination (DPIE), which will be responsible for supervisory oversight of the Agency’s regulated entities in the areas of affordable housing, community development, diversity and inclusion, consumer protection, and fair lending. FHFA serves as regulator and conservator of Fannie Mae…

FHFA: Housing Mission Report for 2023 Released

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its annual Housing Mission Report, describing the activities taken by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) and the Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks) in 2023 to promote access to financing for affordable, sustainable, and equitable housing and targeted economic development. “FHFA maintains a keen focus on…

FHFA: FHLBank and CDFI Symposium Scheduled for June 20th in Washington, DC

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that it will host a Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Symposium in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, June 20, 2024.  “CDFIs have a relationship-focused approach that enables them to reach individuals who have limited housing options, in a safe and sound manner,”…

FHFB: Implementation of FHLBank System at 100 Recommendations Advanced

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today is providing an update on its implementation of the recommendations of the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) System at 100: Focusing on the Future report​​, which was published in November 2023 and followed the first comprehensive evaluation of the FHLBank System in decades. ​ A significant finding of the report is…

FHFA: FY 2023 Performance and Accountability Report Released

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its annual Performance and Accountability Report, which details FHFA’s activities as regulator of the Federal Home Loan Bank System and as regulator and conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac during fiscal year 2023. For the fifteenth consecutive year, FHFA received an unmodified audit opinion on its…

FHFA: Annual Report Released on 2022 Federal Home Loan Bank Targeted Mission Activities

Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released its Report on 2022 Federal Home Loan Bank Targeted Mission Activities​. The report highlights the Federal Home Loan Banks’ (FHLBanks) activities and performance in 2022 under the Affordable Housing Program (AHP), the Community Investment Program (CIP), and the Community Investment Cash Advance Program (CICA). The report also covers…