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Washington, DC - February 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has sent a proposed rule to the Federal Register establishing new housing goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises). The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA) gave FHFA authority for establishing housing goals for the Enterprises. Previously the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) set the Enterprises’ housing goals. Washington, DC - February 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has sent a proposed rule to the Federal Register establishing new ...
government-sponsored enterprise mission team, absorbing the powers and regulatory authority of both entities, with expanded legal and regulatory authority, including the ability to place government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) into receivership or conservatorship . 1 The enabling law establishing the FHFA is the Federal Housing Finance Regulatory Reform Act of 2008, which is Division A of the larger Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 , Public Law 110-289, signed on July 30, 2008 by President George W. Bush. One year after the law was signed, the OFHEO and the FHFB shall go out of existence. All existing regulations, ...
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Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit against Federal Housing Finance ...
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on July 12 ( McKinley v. Federal Housing Finance Agency, Civil Action No. 10-1165 (HHK).) In the FOIA lawsuit, Judicial Watch seeks the following information on behalf of Mr. McKinley: “[A]ny and all communications and records concerning or relating to the assessment of an adverse impact on systemic risk in addressing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and in particular how the FHFA and the Department of the Treasury determined that conservatorship was the preferred ... market research, surveys and trends
Federal Housing Finance Agency Warns About PACE Loans; Warning ...
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), the agency that regulates Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and the Federal Home Loan Banks, has determined that certain energy retrofit lending programs present significant safety and soundness concerns that must be addressed by its regulatees. Specifically, programs denominated as Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) seek to foster lending for retrofits of residential or commercial properties through a county or city’s tax assessment regime. Under most of these programs, such loans acquire a priority lien over existing mortgages. The FHFA has taken the position that such loans ... market research, surveys and trends

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Jun 23, 2009 ... delinquent increased 19 percent during the first quarter to 1.1 million. • One in 10 nonprime loans was 60-plus-days delinquent at the end ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
cost estimate for the Federal Housing Finance Regulatory - Federal ...
Jun 9, 2008 ... Establish a single regulator—the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)—for ..... CBO estimates that fewer than 40 percent of the 1.1 million ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Holding Bankers' Feet to the Fire
the crippled mortgage finance giants. While some in Washington have continued to coddle the big banks even after they drove our economy into the ditch, this agency seems serious about recovering money for taxpayers by holding bad financial actors to account. The agency announced last Monday that it had issued 64 subpoenas to a throng of unidentified financial services institutions, seeking documents related to mortgage securities that Fannie and Freddie bought from Wall Street during the boom years. The subpoenas are designed to tell the agency what many of us want to know: How did Wall Street package and sell private-label ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Existing-home sales fall 5.1% as tax credit ends
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Resales of U.S. homes fell 5.1% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.37 million as a federal subsidy for home buyers wound down, the National Association of Realtors estimated Thursday. Sales that closed in June were eligible for the federal tax credit, and the credit could cover a few more sales through the end of September if the closing was significantly delayed. To qualify, a buyer had to sign a sales contract by the end of April. "With housing demand pulled forward and current indicators lackluster, it is likely house sales and house construction will remain weak over the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

4Q08 FHFA House Price Index
2008 according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's House Price Index (HPI) .... The Federal Housing Finance Agency regulates Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
PACE and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)
Mar 17, 2010 ... October 29th, 2009-Letter of response from Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Acting Director Edward. J DeMarco to State of California ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Summer Intern - Federal Housing Finance Agency
Jan 28, 2010 ... The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), is seeking energetic, highly- motivated students to fill several summer internship positions. ...
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  3. profile image AskWojdylo FHFA Home Price Index to be released tomorrow - another drop in home prices ahead? more trouble for fannie and freddie http://bit.ly/b5DAF8
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
What happen to the Fannie Mae and freddie mac stock today?
Mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were ordered by their federal regulator to no longer trade their shares on the New York Stock Exchange, the agency announced Wednesday. Both stocks plummeted on the news. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and its predecessor agency have overseen the operation of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac since September 2008, when they were both placed under conservatorship, a form of control similar to what is found in a bankruptcy process. 0 EmailPrintComment Since that time, the Treasury Department has poured $83.6 billion into Fannie Mae and $61.3 billion into Freddie Mac to cover ...
What government agency will offer new support to Fannie Mae and ...
The federal takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac refers to the placing into conservatorship of government sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac by the U.S. Treasury in September 2008. It was one financial event among many in the ongoing subprime mortgage crisis. On September 7, 2008, the director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), James B. Lockhart III, announced his decision to place two Government sponsored enterprises (GSEs), Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association) and Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation), into conservatorship run by the FHFA.[1][2][3] At the same press ...