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.

MBA Offers FHFA Recommendations on GSE Strategic Plan

The Mortgage Bankers Association, in comments yesterday to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, said the FHFA Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2021-2024 should continue to work toward an ultimate goal: releasing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from federal conservatorship—but only when they are able to do so without risk to the real estate finance markets.

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Issue Request for Proposals to Hire Financial Advisor

Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., and Freddie Mac, McLean, Va., announced yesterday they will issue requests for proposals to hire an underwriting financial advisor to assist in developing and implementing a plan for recapitalizing and “responsibly ending” their conservatorship.