WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 19, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is expanding the agency’s regular reporting on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks). The new FHFA Quarterly Performance Report of the Housing GSEs provides a summary of data available in Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the FHLBanks’ individual public filings, including some combined trends. The first issue, being released today, covers the second quarter of 2013 and includes key market drivers such as house prices, average interest rates, and swap rates.
The Performance Report also includes a quarterly update on the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The new enhanced report will be produced quarterly and the FHFA Conservator’s Report will continue on an annual basis.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency regulates Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the 12 Federal Home Loan Banks. These government-sponsored enterprises provide more than $5.5 trillion in funding for the U.S. mortgage markets and financial institutions.