Tag Archives: GSEs

Delinquent GSE Mortgages Fall to Lowest Level Since 2008

The number of home loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that are 60 days or more past due or are in the foreclosure process fell in the fourth quarter of 2016 to the lowest level since 2008, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s foreclosure prevention report released today.

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HUD Nominee Carson to Take ‘Holistic’ Approach to Housing

Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee today, Housing and Urban Development secretary nominee Dr. Benjamin Carson said he would take a “holistic” approach to affordable housing if confirmed, noting that many factors -- such as healthcare and education -- must be considered when tackling issues affecting low-income Americans.

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FHFA Sets 2017 Performance Goals for Fannie, Freddie

The Federal Housing Finance Agency today issued the metrics on which it will assess the 2017 performance of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and their jointly owned securitization platform, which will be implemented for the “Single Security” to be issued by both GSEs in 2018.

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Fannie, Freddie Unveil HAMP Successor

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac today announced new foreclosure prevention programs designed to replace the Home Affordable Mortgage Program, which expires at the end of this year.

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FHFA Issues Final ‘Duty to Serve’ Rule

The Federal Housing Finance Agency today issued a final rule requiring Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to submit plans for improving the distribution and availability of safe and sound residential mortgage financing in underserved markets.

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