FHFA Issues Proposed Rulemaking to Amend GSE Regulatory Capital Framework

It’s been a busy week for the Federal Housing Finance Agency. On Tuesday, FHFA and the Treasury Department suspended certain provisions added to the Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. On Wednesday, FHFA announced a notice of proposed rulemaking to amend the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

FHFA Issues Proposed Rulemaking to Amend GSE Regulatory Capital Framework

It’s been a busy week for the Federal Housing Finance Agency. On Tuesday, FHFA and the Treasury Department suspended certain provisions added to the Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. On Wednesday, FHFA announced a notice of proposed rulemaking to amend the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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 extended their foreclosure-related eviction moratoria until September 30. The agencies issued a joint statement​ encouraging landlords of properties backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac to apply for Emergency Rental Assistance before starting the eviction process for non-payment of rent.

People in the News June 28, 2021

The White House appointed Sandra L. Thompson as Acting Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency effective immediately.