FHFA: New Rule Proposed to Help Enterprises Better Serve Colonias

Amendments will remove barriers to Enterprise Duty to Serve activities in high-needs rural regions  The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today proposed to amend the Agency’s Duty to Serve (DTS) Underserved Markets regulation to facilitate Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s (the Enterprises) activities related to serving colonias. “FHFA is committed […]

FHFA: Second Quarter 2022 Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report Released

More than 6.5 million troubled homeowners helped since conservatorship The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its second quarter 2022 Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report​. The report shows that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) completed 96,945 foreclosure prevention actions during the quarter, raising the total number of homeowners […]

FHFA: Intent to Establish a Federal Advisory Committee on Affordable, Equitable and Sustainable Housing Announced

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced its intent to establish a Federal Advisory Committee on Affordable, Equitable, and Sustainable Housing (Committee).  The Committee will provide advice and input regarding affordable, equitable, and sustainable housing needs and any regulatory or policy changes that may be necessary or beneficial to […]

FHFA: 2023-2024 Multifamily Housing Goals Proposed for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) proposed new benchmark levels for the m​​ultifamily housing goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) for 2023 and 2024.​ The rule proposes a new methodology for measuring the Enterprise multifamily housing goals. Rather than measuring the multifamily housing goals based on a n​umbe​​r ​​of units, […]

FHFA: Results of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Dodd-Frank Act Stress Tests Released

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released a report providing the results of the annual stress tests that 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).  ​As amended, the Dodd-Frank Act requires certain financial […]

FHFA: Office of Financial Technology Announced

Agency issues request for information on the role of technology in housing finance The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced the establishment of the Office of Financial Technology. This Office will serve as a centralized source of information to support FHFA in addressing emerging risks and advancing Agency priorities related […]

FHFA: Latest Report on Non-Performing Loan Sales Released

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released the latest report on the sale of non-performing loans (NPLs) by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises). The Enterprise Non-Performing Loan Sales Report includes sales information about NPLs sold through December 31, 2021. Borrower outcomes reflect NPLs sold through June 30, […]

FHFA: First Quarter 2022 Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report Released

Nearly 6.5 million troubled homeowners helped since conservatorship The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its first quarter 2022 Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report​. The report shows that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) completed 129,779 foreclosure prevention actions during the quarter, raising the total number of homeowners who […]