The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced today that it will raise Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s 2022 caps for multifamily lending to $78 billion for each GSE—up from $70 billion in 2021—for a combined total of $156 billion.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency proposed changes to the prescribed leverage buffer amount and the capital treatment of risk transfers under enterprise regulatory capital framework for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency and the Treasury Department today announced the suspension of changes to the preferred stock purchase agreements governing the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that were announced in January.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency today announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be required to submit annual “equitable housing finance plans” by the end of the year.
As part of the Biden administration’s effort to increase the supply of affordable housing, the Federal Housing Finance Agency today announced that effective immediately, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be permitted to invest up to $850 million annually in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit market as equity investors.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency today updated its guidelines for adverse and non-adverse classification of assets at Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency today proposed changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s affordable housing goals for the 2022-2024 period.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Federal Housing Finance Agency today announced a memorandum of understanding regarding fair housing and fair lending coordination.
To help expand access to credit for borrowers with limited credit histories, the Federal Housing Finance Agency today announced that beginning next month, Fannie Mae will consider rental payment history in its underwriting decision-making process.
As more borrowers exit COVID-19 forbearance programs, the Biden administration today announced several new relief measures designed to help mortgage borrowers with loans through the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Agriculture avoid foreclosure.