FM Commentary

FM Commentary
September 14, 2016

Education and the Intergenerational Transmission of Homeownership

by Gary Painter & Patrick Simmons
University of Southern California; Economic & Strategic Research

Gary painter & Patrick Simmons

As student loan debt has mounted and young-adult homeownership rates have fallen over the past decade, considerable attention has focused on the nexus among student loans, education, and homeownership. Recent analyses suggest that the benefits of attaining a college education outweigh the downsides of student loan debt when it comes to achieving homeownership.

Although valuable, this recent research doesn’t fully disentangle ...Read more »

August 10, 2016

Millennials Have Begun to Play Homeownership Catch-Up

by Patrick Simmons
Director, Strategic Planning, Economic & Strategic Research

Patrick Simmons

Since the onset of the housing bust, bad news has beset the homeownership market. The national homeownership rate has fallen to multi-decade lows, with decreases particularly large among young adults.

A new edition of Housing Insights from Fannie Mae's Economic & Strategic Research Group examines young-adult homeownership rate change ...Read more »

August 4, 2016

Fannie Mae Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Tim Mayopoulos

by Tim Mayopoulos
President and CEO, Fannie Mae
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July 28, 2016

Student Debt: Whose Homeownership Rate Does It Hurt Most?

Qiang Cai & Sarah Shahdad

by Qiang Cai & Sarah Shahdad
Economist; Analyst, Economic & Strategic Research Group
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December 16, 2015

Could the Long Decline in Young-Adult Homeownership Be Nearing an End?

by Patrick Simmons
Director, Strategic Planning, Economic & Strategic Research
December 10, 2015

Survey Reveals Significant Gaps in Consumer Knowledge of the Requirements to Qualify for a Mortgage

by Mark Palim
Vice President, Applied Economic and Housing Research
December 3, 2015

Serving Creditworthy Borrowers in Today's Market

by Jude Landis
Vice President, Single-Family Credit Policy and Risk Management
November 20, 2015

Introducing Fannie Mae Connect – New Reporting Solution Drives Efficiency

by Jonathan Lawless and Prabhakar Bhogaraju
VP - Underwriting & Pricing Analytics; VP - Enterprise Data Management
November 6, 2014

Fannie Mae Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

by Tim Mayopoulos
President and CEO, Fannie Mae
October 15, 2014

Survey Shows Lenders Believe New Regulations Have Had "Significant" Impact on Their Business

by Li-Ning Huang
Senior Manager, Business Strategy, Economic & Strategic Research
October 14, 2014

The Return of Private Capital

by Gerry Flood
Director, Strategic Planning, Economic & Strategic Research
September 30, 2014

Young-Adult Housing Demand Continues to Slide, But Young Homeowners Experience Vastly Improved Affordability

by Patrick Simmons
Director, Strategic Planning, Economic & Strategic Research