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 […]

OCC: Overall Mortgage Performance Improvement Reported in First Quarter 2022

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) reported that the performance of first-lien mortgages in the federal banking system improved during the first quarter of 2022. The OCC Mortgage Metrics Report, First Quarter 2022 showed that 96.9 percent of mortgages included in the report were current and performing at the […]

CFPB: New Final Rule Issued with Credit Reporting Protections to Aid Survivors of Human Trafficking

CFPB Helps Survivors Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Human Trafficking Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a final rule to help survivors avoid some of the financial consequences of human trafficking. The CFPB has established, among other things, a method for survivors of trafficking to submit documentation to […]

FFIEC: Availability of 2021 HMDA Data on Mortgage Lending Announced

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today announced the availability of data on 2021 mortgage lending transactions reported under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) by 4,338 U.S. financial institutions. Covered institutions include banks, savings associations, credit unions, and mortgage companies. The HMDA data are the most comprehensive publicly […]

CFPB: FFIEC Announces Availability of 2021 HMDA Data on Mortgage Lending

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today announced the availability of data on 2021 mortgage lending transactions reported under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) by 4,338 U.S. financial institutions. Covered institutions include banks, savings associations, credit unions, and mortgage companies. The HMDA data are the most comprehensive publicly […]

FHFA: 2021 Report to Congress Issued

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its 2021 Report to Congress​. The statutorily-required report provides information about the Agency’s 2021 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 […]

ABA: New Infographic with Tips for Prospective Home Buyers Released

In recognition of American Housing Month, the American Bankers Association Foundation today released an infographic outlining five tips for how home buyers can overcome challenging market conditions and make their dream of homeownership a reality.  The infographic acknowledges that limited housing inventory, supply chain disruptions that have delayed new home construction, rising […]

FHFA: Equitable Housing Finance Plans for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Announced

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced the release of Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s (the Enterprises) Equitable Housing Finance Plans for 2022-2024. These plans are designed to complement the initiatives outlined in FHFA’s Strategic Plan: Fiscal Years 2022–2026 that promote the Enterprises’ safety and soundness and foster housing finance markets […]

FHFA: Inaugural Mission Report for 2021 Issued on Economic Development and Affordable Housing Efforts

​​Inaugural report highlights regulated entities’ progress in supporting greater access to financing for targeted economic development and affordable, sustainable, and equitable housing The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its inaugural Mission Report that describes the activities of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) and the Federal Home […]