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January 21, 2020
Fannie Mae Releases January 2020 Economic and Housing Outlook

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Fannie Mae Multifamily Closes 2019 with Record Volume of More Than $70 Billion

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Nuno Mota

Small Balance Loan Originations in Rural and High-Needs Areas

January 23, 2020

by Nuno Mota, Economist, Economic and Strategic Research

Fannie Mae is dedicated to supporting homeownership in some of the country's toughest markets, including rural markets that face unique challenges. In our most recent white paper, focused on rural and high-needs rural areas identified in the Federal Housing Finance Agency's Duty to Serve rule, we highlight the key role these areas play in the origination of small balance loans.

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