Tag Archives: GSEs

FHFA: Home Prices Rise in Q3

U.S. home prices rose 0.6 percent in September and 1.5 percent in the third quarter, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s House Price Index released today.

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FHFA: HARP Refinances Continue to Decline

More than 626,000 borrowers refinanced their Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac mortgage loans in the third quarter, with 15,597 refinanced through the Home Affordable Refinance Program, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said yesterday.

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FHFA: GSEs Fall Short of Low-Income Housing Goals

The Federal Housing Finance Agency in its Annual Housing Report today said that both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac failed to meet their affordable housing goals for low and very-low income buyers purchasing single-family homes in 2015.

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Watt Outlines Focus Areas for GSEs in 2017

Providing greater access to credit and affordable housing, supporting underserved markets and addressing language access issues will be key focus areas for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2017, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt said today.

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