HFAs & Public Entities

State and local housing finance agencies (HFAs) help meet the affordable housing needs of the communities they serve. Fannie Mae and its lender partners work directly with many HFAs to provide mortgage lending options designed to help them bridge the affordable housing gap in their area.

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The Housing Finance Agency team shown above from left to right: Jessica Wright, Lynn Alley, and Mark Spates. Not shown: Caroline Wessling.

The Fannie Mae Housing Finance Agency team is dedicated to supporting you and your organization's needs in the secondary mortgage market. We are here to ensure you get answers quickly and consistently and to help you identify opportunities to expand our relationship. Part of this effort includes:

  • Offering you a dedicated Account Management Team to help you with your overall business strategy.
  • Educating those who may be unfamiliar with the process of selling to, and servicing loans for Fannie Mae.
  • Providing ongoing support to help you grow your business through an array of products and technology that support improved execution, including servicing solutions.
  • Soliciting your feedback and suggestions to ensure your Fannie Mae experience is positive.

We look forward to helping you identify solutions and strategies to address a variety of lending opportunities. If you would like to reach the Fannie Mae Account team simply email: HFA_info@fanniemae.com and one of the Senior Account Managers will respond to you within one business day.

Recommended Training

  • Qualifying the Borrower Video Series

    This video series answers popular underwriting questions trending with our Selling Guide Support Team. The videos are quick, focused and arranged by topic to help you refresh your knowledge on common underwriting questions without investing much time.

  • HFI InDepth

    Register for a live virtual class that emphasizes learner participation. HFI InDepth courses are taught by instructors with a wealth of Fannie Mae and mortgage industry expertise and feature task-based learning scenarios, discussions, and strategies that will enable you to apply your knowledge immediately. Each course costs $250 per person, per course.

  • HFI Spotlight

    Register for a free webinar to hear timely information on policy and requirement updates, as well as best practices for originating, underwriting, QCing, delivering and servicing Fannie Mae loans. HFI Spotlight participants always value their direct interaction with Fannie Mae subject matter experts and program owners during the Q&A portion of the seminar.

Mortgage Products & Related Resources

Contact your Fannie Mae HFA Account Manager to request a copy of our HFA Preferred product fact sheets.

Spanish Resources for Lenders

Spanish speaking consumers represent one of the largest growing segments of the mortgage market. To help you serve this growing market, we’ve created a centralized webpage, Spanish Language Resources for Lenders, providing easy access to Spanish origination resources – all in one place.

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