Sandra Thompson

U.S. Senate Confirm Sandra Thompson as Permanent FHFA Director

May 27th, 2022
Nearly a year after assuming interim leadership of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Sandra Thompson has been named the agency’s permanent director. On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate confirmed Thompson as FHFA director by a 49-46 vote. Thompson touts more...

FHFA Releases 2022 Scorecard for Fannie, Freddie and CSS

November 22nd, 2021
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released the 2022 Scorecard for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Common Securitization Solutions, LLC (CSS). The purpose of the 2022 Scorecard is to hold the enterprises and CSS accountable for fulfilling their core mission...

FHFA Announces Conforming Loan Limits for Fannie and Freddie Mortgages

December 1st, 2021
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has announced the conforming loan limits (CLLs) for any mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2022. Throughout most of the U.S., the 2022 CLL for one-unit properties will be $647,200—up $98,950...

FHFA Releases Statement on Climate Change

December 29th, 2021
Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Acting Director Sandra L. Thompson recently released the following statement on climate change: ​​”The FHFA recognizes that climate change poses a serious threat to the U.S. housing finance system. As a member of the Financial...

HUD Debuts Action Plan to Address Racial and Ethnic Bias in Home Appraisals

March 25th, 2022
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has unveiled its roadmap for addressing racial bias in the home appraisal process. HUD and the Biden Administration released its Interagency Task Force on Property Appraisal and Valuation Equity (PAVE) Action...

Life After Conservatorship: FHFA Preparing Fannie and Freddie for the Eventual Exit

April 20th, 2022
Despite recent skepticism surrounding a possible exit from conservatorship for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, officials from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)—the overseer of both agencies—indicated that the door hasn’t yet been shut on the idea. After more than...

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