Home Price Reports: Housing Market at Full Speed

If home prices are cooling off, it’s not evident in the numbers: reports from S&P Dow Jones Indices and the Federal Housing Finance Agency show home prices with annual gains of nearly 20 percent.

Industry Briefs Aug. 17, 2021

The Federal Housing Finance Agency released reports providing the results of the 2020 and 2021 annual stress tests Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac under the Dodd-Frank Act.

FHFA Encourages Landlords to Apply for Emergency Rental Assistance Before Evicting Tenants

The Centers for Disease Control’s eviction moratorium expired July 31, but the Department of Agriculture, HUD, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Federal Housing Finance Agency have extended their foreclosure-related eviction moratoria until September 30. The agencies issued a joint statement​ Friday encouraging landlords of properties backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac to apply for Emergency Rental Assistance before starting the process of evicting a tenant for non-payment of rent.