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HUD Renews Funding to Thousands of Local Homeless Programs

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded approximately $2 billion to renew support to thousands of local homeless assistance programs across the nation....

White House Plans to Overhaul Housing Finance System, Top Regulator Says

The White House will announce a plan by next month to end government control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in a bid to resolve a long debate over the fate of the two companies that dominate the...

Ginnie Mae’s Michael Bright Steps Down

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) announced that Michael Bright, EVP and COO at Ginnie Mae will be stepping down...

HUD Deputy Secretary Pam Patenaude resigns

This morning the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Pam Patenaude announced to Secretary Ben Carson her plans to step down in the New Year.

HUD Announces New FHA Loan Limits for 2019

WASHINGTON – The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced the agency's new schedule of loan limits for 2019, with most areas in the country to experience an increase in loan limits in...

HUD and VA Announce Additional Support to Help Homeless Veterans Find Permanent Homes

WASHINGTON – In a continuing effort to help end veteran homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announce a...

Trump Expected to Nominate Fannie, Freddie Critic to Oversee Mortgage-Finance Giants

WASHINGTON — The White House is preparing to pick a vice presidential aide and critic of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the post responsible for overseeing the housing-finance companies.

FHFA Issues Proposed Rule on Federal Home Loan Bank Housing Goals

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is seeking comments on proposed amendments to the existing regulation for the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) Housing Goals. The...

FHFA Announces 2019 Multifamily Lending Caps for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

​​Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that the 2019 multifamily lending caps for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will be $35 billion for...

Freddie Mac Shines Spotlight on Underserved Multifamily Housing Markets with Three New White Papers

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 02, 2018 — Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released three additional white papers in its eight-part Duty to Serve series that are designed to shed light on underserved multifamily...