Testifying before the House Financial Services Committee today, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Sandra Thompson acknowledged the challenges currently facing the mortgage market as a result of inflation and rising interest rates.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency is seeking feedback on the role of financial technology in housing finance and the risks and challenges presented by technology throughout the mortgage lifecycle.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have sold 154,972 nonperforming loans as of Dec. 31, 2021, with a total unpaid balance of $28.7 billion, according to the Non-Performing Loan Sales Report released today by the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Lawmakers must “determine the structure of [Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac] and the secondary mortgage market for the post-conservatorship world,” the Federal Housing Finance Agency emphasized today in its annual report to Congress.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac today released multiyear plans detailing how they will address systemic barriers faced by Black and Latino homeowners and renters, as required by the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac acquired more than 360,000 loans through their affordable housing programs in 2021, according to a report released today by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees the GSEs and the Federal Home Loan Banks.
By significantly lowering the monthly payments for the borrower, more homeowners would have the ability to retain their homes after default following periods of hardship.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency today finalized additional public disclosure requirements for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
ABA comments on FHFA’s re-proposed eligibility standards for enterprise single-family seller/servicers
In a letter to FHFA, ABA commented on the re-proposed update to standards that mortgage lenders would have to meet to sell loans to or service loans on behalf of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will now require lenders to use the Supplemental Consumer Information Form, which collects information about the borrower’s language preference, if any, as well as information on any homebuyer education or housing counseling the borrower received, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced.