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FHFA Amends Affordable Housing Regs

The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s Final Rule is designed to provide more flexibility when it comes to allocating Affordable Housing Program Funds. Click through to learn the details.

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FHFA Drops Optimistic 2016 Report to Congress

The Federal Housing Finance Agency released recently its exhaustive annual 2016 Report to Congress, where it highlights actions it has taken over the year to support and maintain the nation’s housing industry. The 120 page report covers, amongst others: a report of the annual examination of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (The Enterprises), reports of annual examinations of the Federal Home Loan Banks, the results of stress tests under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Consumer Protection Act. You can find some of the report’s highlights here.

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FHFA Director Speaks at FHLBanks Conference

In a recent speech at the 2014 Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks) Directors Conference, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Mel Watt addressed issues related to the 12 FHLBanks. Watt spoke on a variety of topics, including franchise value, FHLBanks' core mission activities, and membership composition.

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FHLBanks Director Expense Reports Contain ‘Inconsistencies’

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The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released findings on the reporting of Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) director expenses. The OIG found, "FHFA has not included information about FHLBank director expenses in its annual reports to Congress, as required by HERA."

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