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.
The Senate today voted 52 to 44 to confirm Mark Calabria as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency today finalized a proposal making changes to the Federal Home Loan Bank Affordable Housing Program