Tag Archives: GSEs

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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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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