In the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s annual report to Congress, the agency requested the authority to examine third-party service providers to identify practices that could pose safety and soundness risks to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have sold 130,808 nonperforming loans as of Dec. 31, 2020, with a total unpaid balance of $24.5 billion, according to the Non-Performing Loan Sales Report released today by the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Ensuring that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have bank-like resolution plans in place in the event the Federal Housing Finance Agency is appointed receiver “enhances the integrity of the entire Dodd-Frank orderly resolution system,” FHFA Director Mark Calabria said today during remarks at a Brookings Institution event today.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency today issued a request for information seeking feedback on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s eligibility requirements for condominium, cooperative and planned unit development projects that have short-term rentals, operate with services and amenities similar in function to hotels and motels or may otherwise be considered transient housing.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency today finalized a rule requiring Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to develop resolution plans to facilitate their rapid and orderly resolution in the event that the FHFA is appointed receiver—similar to the resolution plans that the nation’s largest banks are required to develop.
To help more borrowers take advantage of historically low mortgage interest rates, the Federal Housing Finance Agency today announced a new refinance option for low-income borrowers who have single-family mortgages backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac.
As part of its ongoing effort to provide relief to mortgage borrowers during the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Housing Finance Agency today announced that it would extend until May 31 several previously announced loan origination flexibilities for customers of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Neither the Federal Housing Finance Agency or the banking industry “currently have the expertise to recommend or make changes to enhance the supervisory and regulatory framework” of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks with regard to climate-related factors, ABA said in a letter to FHFA today.
In a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark…
In lender letters issued this week, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced that any loans purchased by the GSEs after July 1, must conform to the requirements outlined in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s recently finalized QM final rule—effectively signaling the end of the so-called “GSE-patch.”