FHFA TechSprint Spotlights Themes Related to Mortgage Technology

The Federal Housing Finance Agency last summer held its “Velocity” TechSprint, bringing people together to ponder how data digitization could drive transparency and increase access, fairness, affordability and sustainability in mortgage lending. FHFA briefed MISMO Winter Summit attendees about the program Monday.

FHFA: More Than 6.8M Troubled Homeowners Helped During Conservatorships

The Federal Housing Finance Agency reported Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed 43,356 foreclosure prevention actions during the third quarter, raising the total number of homeowners who have been helped to 6.86 million since the start of conservatorships in 2008.

FHFA: U.S. House Prices Rise 5.5% Over the Last Year

U.S. house prices rose 5.5 percent between September 2022 and September 2023, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s House Price Index report released Tuesday.

FHFA Announces Increase to Conforming Loan Limit Values for 2024

The Federal Housing Finance Agency raised the conforming loan limit values for mortgages to be acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for one-unit properties to $766,550 in 2024, an increase of $40,350 from 2023.

August Indexes Show Price Gains

The Federal Housing Finance Agency released its price index for August, showing a 0.6% month-to-month gain and a 5.6% annual gain in U.S. house prices.

FHFA: Home Prices up 0.8% in July

The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s House Price Index indicated prices rose 0.8% in July from June and 4.6% year-over-year.