Articles Tagged with ''FHFA''

Freddie Mac misses low-income housing goals in 2017

Fannie Mae passes all goals
The Federal Housing Finance Agency released a new report showing Freddie Mac did not meet all of its low-income housing goals for 2017. Fannie Mae, on the other hand, met all of its low-income housing goals. The FHFA explained this decision is preliminary and could change based on the GSEs’ response.
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FHFA: Home prices increase 0.3% in August

But the Middle Atlantic division declined 0.7%
Home prices rose in August, inching forward 0.3% from July according to the latest monthly House Price Index from the Federal Housing Finance Agency. According to the report, across the nine census divisions, the Mountain division continues to see the strongest appreciation growth.
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Politico: Watt accuser invited to speak at FHFA hearing

Simone Grimes accused FHFA Director Mel Watt of sexual misconduct
Simone Grimes, the Federal Housing Finance Agency employee who accused Director Mel Watt of sexual harassment, has been invited to testify at the House Financial Services Committee’s upcoming congressional hearing on oversight of the agency, according to a report by Politico. 
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Case-Shiller: Home prices increase 6% in July

West continues to dominate home price increases
Home prices annually increased once again, according to the latest Case-Shiller Home Price Index from S&P Dow Jones Indices and CoreLogic. S&P Dow Jones Indices Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee David Blitzer said rising homes prices are beginning to catch up with housing.
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FHFA: Home prices increase 0.2% in July

East South Central division sees weakest annual house appreciation of all divisions
Home prices increased in July, inching forward 0.2% from June, according to the latest monthly House Price Index from the Federal Housing Finance Agency. According to the report, across the nine census divisions, the Mountain division once again saw the strongest appreciation growth.
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