As the Federal Housing Finance Agency weighs a rulemaking process on Federal Home Loan Bank membership eligibility, the American Bankers Association provided the banking industry’s perspective on potential changes and how they might affect the FHLB system.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency today finalized several changes to the housing goals for the Federal Home Loan Banks.
With Congress poised to approve additional funding for the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program as early as today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency confirmed today that Federal Home Loan Banks may accept PPP loans as collateral when making advances to their member banks.
The Federal Home Loan Banks’ Mortgage Partnership Finance program today released a statement outlining temporary policies to enable servicers to assist borrowers affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
As expected, the Federal Housing Finance Agency today issued a request for input on Federal Home Loan Bank membership.
Building on previous warnings about risks associated with home retrofitting loans financed through tax assessments, the Federal Housing Finance Agency is requesting public input on additional steps to deal with the “continued threat” that these loans pose to homeowners and the housing finance system.
Advances from the Federal Home Loan Banks during 2018 fell about 4% to $728.8 billion, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said today.
The Federal Home Loan Banks awarded approximately $458 million in affordable housing program funds in 2018, a 15% increase from the year prior, according to a report released today by the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
With the future of the London Interbank Offered Rate uncertain beyond 2021, the Federal Housing Finance Agency today directed the Federal Home Loan Banks to begin planning to phase out Libor-based transactions.
As banks across the country mark American Housing Month in June, the ABA Banking Journal Podcast sat down with Michael Petrie, who leads the $4 billion Merchants Bancorp in Carmel, Ind. — one of the nation’s largest affordable housing lenders.