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November 15, 2012

Rental Resurgence Marked by Single-Family Expansion and Diverging Affordability Trends for Owners and Renters


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


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November 9, 2012

Fannie Mae Supports Our Military


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by Bill Cleary
Vice President for Credit Portfolio Strategies


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November 7, 2012

Helping the Homeless in Communities Across the Country


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by Rosie Allen Herring
Community Investments & Engagement


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October 31, 2012

Energy Efficiency and its Relationship to Household Income in Multifamily Rental Housing


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by Jeff Hayward
Senior Vice President, Multifamily Mortgage Business


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October 31, 2012

Delivery Caps: Balancing Risk While Continuing to Support the Market


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by Zach Oppenheimer
Senior Vice President, Head of Customer Engagement


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October 2, 2012

KnowYourOptions.com: Fighting Foreclosures One Click at a Time


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by Leslie Peeler
Senior Vice President, National Servicing Organization


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September 14, 2012

Home Affordable Refinance Program Update: HARP 2.0 is Helping More Homeowners


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by John Forlines
Senior Vice President & Chief Risk Officer for Single-Family Product


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September 12, 2012

Sluggish Job Earnings Restrain the Economic Recovery


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by Manhong Feng and Patrick Simmons
Economic & Strategic Research


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August 28, 2012

First Green Refinance Plus Deal Closes


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by Chrissa Pagitsas
Multifamily Green Initiative Program Manager


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August 2, 2012

What Drives Consumers’ Intentions to Own or Rent?


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by Li-Ning Huang and Steve Deggendorf
Economic & Strategic Research


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July 19, 2012

Expanding Options to Meet Changing Needs


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by Jennifer Whip
Vice President – Customer Management


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June 18, 2012

Refinancing Helps Many Households Restore Their Financial Health


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by Orawin T. Velz
Director of Economics


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June 15, 2012

Housing the Nation’s Burgeoning Older Elderly Population


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by Doug Duncan
Chief Economist & Senior Vice President


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June 14, 2012

Delinquency Pushes Homeowners’ Attitudes over the Edge


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by Doug Duncan
Chief Economist & Senior Vice President


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June 4, 2012

Combating Mortgage Fraud


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by Nancy Jardini
Senior Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer


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May 22, 2012

Demystifying Fannie Mae's Role in Rental Housing


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by Manuel Menendez
Senior Vice President & Multifamily Customer Engagement


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May 7, 2012

As Renter Incomes Stall, Rental Affordability Problems Mount


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by Doug Duncan
Chief Economist & Senior Vice President


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April 20, 2012

Tackling Foreclosures and Helping Homeowners Through Improved Servicing Standards


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by Leslie Peeler
Senior Vice President – National Servicing Organization


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April 2, 2012

Giving More American Borrowers the Option to Refinance


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by Andrew Bon Salle
Senior Vice President & Underwriting & Pricing


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March 22, 2012

A More Balanced Outlook


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by Doug Duncan
Chief Economist & Senior Vice President


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March 16, 2012

Single-Family Rental Housing – The Fastest Growing Component of the Rental Market


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by Doug Duncan
Chief Economist & Senior Vice President


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March 9, 2012

The Two Phases of the Housing Bubble: Part II


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by Noel Fahey
Director, Economics and Strategic Research


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March 8, 2012

The Two Phases of the Housing Bubble: Part I


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by Noel Fahey
Director, Economics and Strategic Research


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March 1, 2012

Supporting Consistent, Organized Mortgage Data in the Housing Industry


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by Frédéric Véron
Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer


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February 16, 2012

Guaranty Fees – 101


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by Andrew Bon Salle
Senior Vice President, Underwriting & Pricing


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February 15, 2012

We're Making it Easier to Purchase Fannie Mae-Owned Properties


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by Jay N. Ryan, Jr.
Vice President for REO Sales


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February 14, 2012

The Importance of Diversity in Our Workplace and Marketplace


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by Darlene Slaughter
Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer


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February 10, 2012

Fannie Mae and Its Lenders Meet the Increased Demand for Workforce Rental Housing


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by Manuel Menendez
Vice President & Multifamily Customer Engagement


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January 24, 2012

Purchase and Transfer of Servicing Rights is Sensible, Proactive Portfolio Management


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by Terry Edwards
Executive Vice President & Credit Portfolio Management


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January 17, 2012

Using Sustainability Principles to Improve Rental Housing and Preserve Affordability


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by Chrissa Pagitsas
Green Initiative Program Manager


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January 13, 2012

Partnering with State Housing Finance Agencies


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by Jennifer Whip
Vice President, Customer Engagement


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January 13, 2012

2012 Economic and Housing Market Outlook Synopsis


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by Doug Duncan
Chief Economist & Vice President


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