Perspectives

Preserving Affordable Housing through the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program

November 13, 2018

bob Simpson

by Bob Simpson
Vice President, Affordable and Green Financing

Nearly one-third of our nation's workforce, 41.7 million people, make less than $12 per hour. For many of these Americans, public housing can provide a safe and affordable place to call home.

However, our current inventory of public housing stock has aged to the point that many existing units are either in desperate need of major repairs or must be torn down and replaced with new and equally affordable units.

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Landmark Transaction Marks Major Innovation in Benchmark Credit Risk Transfer Program

October 31, 2018

Laurel Davis

by Laurel Davis
Vice President, Credit Risk Transfer

Earlier today Fannie Mae completed the pricing of our first Connecticut Avenue Securities REMIC (CAS REMIC) transaction. This milestone offering facilitates additional private capital participation in the American residential mortgage credit market.

It also marks our latest and the most substantial innovation in five years of progress to reduce the risks to U.S. taxpayers in the secondary mortgage market and deepen the sources of sustainable liquidity for U.S. mortgage lenders.

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Sustainable and Affordable: New Models for Community Success

October 19, 2018

Jeffery Hayward

by Jeffery Hayward
Executive Vice President, Multifamily
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Affordable Housing as the Prescription for a Healthy Life

October 18, 2018

Maria Evans

by Maria Evans
Vice President for Sustainable Communities
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Help for Borrowers with Limited English Proficiency

October 15, 2018

Jonathan Lawless

by Jonathan Lawless
Vice President, Product Development and Affordable Housing
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