Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)

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FHFA Releases Annual Report to Congress

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released its 2021 Report to Congress.

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FHFA Releases Equitable Housing Finance Plans

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) published Equitable Housing Finance Plans from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for 2022-2024.

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Sandra Thompson Confirmed as FHFA Director

Last week the Senate voted 49-46 to confirm Sandra Thompson as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).

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FHFA Announces Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s Duty to Serve Underserved Markets Plans for 2022-2024

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) published the 2022-2024 Underserved Markets Plans for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) under the Duty to Serve (DTS) program. 

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FHFA Calls for Revisions to GSE Duty to Serve Plans

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced its objections to Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s revised DTS Proposed Underserved Markets Plans for 2022-2024. Under the DTS rule, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac must prepare and submit three-year DTS plans detailing their activities to serve three underserved markets: manufactured housing; rural housing; and affordable housing preservation.

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FHFA Establishes New, Higher Affordable Housing Goals for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

The Federal Housing Finance Agency published a final rule establishing updated affordable housing goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Biden to Nominate Thompson as FHFA Director

President Joe Biden (D) announced his intent to nominate Sandra Thompson to serve as the director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

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FHFA Releases 2022 Scorecard for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Common Securitization Solutions

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released the 2022 Scorecard for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac (the Enterprises), and Common Securitization Solutions, LLC (CSS).

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Fannie, Freddie May Acquire up to $78 Billion in Multifamily Loans in 2022

The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced the multifamily loan acquisition volume caps for the GSEs in 2022.

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Fannie, Freddie Each Increase LIHTC Investment by $350 Million; FHA Risk-Share Programs Resume

Last week, the White House released a sweeping set of actions the Biden-Harris administration is taking to increase the supply of affordable housing.

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HUD & FHFA Enter into Fair Housing, Lending MOU

HUD and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance their enforcement of the Fair Housing Act. The MOU allows HUD and FHFA to enforce fair housing and fair lending requirements by promoting information sharing, coordination on investigations, compliance reviews and the ongoing monitoring of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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FHFA Hosts Multifamily Radon Standards Listening Session – July 20

On July 20 at 1 p.m. ET the Federal Housing Finance Agency will hold a listening session on radon testing and mitigation at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) multifamily properties. Register here.

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