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August 25, 2020

Fannie Mae Prices New Issue 5-Year Benchmark Notes Due August 25, 2025

Fannie Mae today announced the pricing of new issue 5-year Benchmark Notes due August 25, 2025. Fannie Mae's Benchmark Notes offerings typically price and settle within a few business days of the announcement date.

August 21, 2020

Housing Activity Continues Its Upward Climb

Key Takeaways: The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI), a gauge of the economic outlook over the next three to six months, rose 1.4 percent in July, the third consecutive monthly increase.

August 19, 2020

Providing Unprecedented Liquidity and Stability to the Mortgage Market Throughout the Crisis

Hugh Frater

Chief Executive Officer​

David Brickman, CEO Freddie Mac
David Brickman

CEO, Freddie Mac

Over the last week, there has been significant discussion about the two companies where we serve as CEOs, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the independent regulator and conservator that oversees us, the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The issues raised are too important for us not to address.

August 17, 2020

U.S. Economy Poised for Substantial Rebound Following Historic Second Quarter Contraction

The U.S. economy contracted in the second quarter by 32.9 percent annualized – the largest such decline since demobilization efforts following World War II – but the strong rate of economic recovery observed in May and June sets up the third quarter for a substantial rebound, according to the…

August 17, 2020

Historic Decline in Q2 GDP but Q3 Rebound Is Likely Ahead

As of the time of this writing, new COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases are declining within the United States. Combining the elevated savings rate of 19 percent in June and extremely accommodative fiscal and monetary policy to date, we expect growth to accelerate toward year-end.

August 14, 2020

Recovery Continues, Though Retail Sales Growth Decelerates and Consumers Remain Pessimistic About Future Economic Conditions

Recovery Continues, Though Retail Sales Growth Decelerates and Consumers Remain Pessimistic About Future Economic Conditions

August 12, 2020

COVID-19: The Need for Consumer Outreach and Home Purchase/Financing Digitization

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Douglas Duncan

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist

The upheaval to daily life resulting from COVID-19 has been felt by virtually everyone in our society. Many have experienced financial distress and the upending of their education, career, retirement, or other life plans. Through our National Housing Survey®*, we sought to identify and track shifts…

August 7, 2020

Consumer Confidence in Housing Dips as Homebuying Sentiment Falls Sharply in July

The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) decreased 2.3 points in July to 74.2, moderating slightly after two consecutive months of advances.

August 7, 2020

Consumer Confidence in Housing Dips as Homebuying Sentiment Falls Sharply in July

WASHINGTON, DC – The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) decreased 2.3 points in July to 74.2, moderating slightly after two consecutive months of advances.

August 7, 2020

Payroll Employment Continues to Increase, Though Pace of Improvement Is Slowing

Payroll Employment Continues to Increase, Though Pace of Improvement Is Slowing