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September 2, 2015

Pride in Fannie Mae's Hurricane Katrina Work on 10th Anniversary


by Anne McCulloch
Senior Vice President – Credit & Housing Access
Multifamily

Anne McCulloch

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and the Gulf region with devastating force. The storm set off a long process of recovery and rebuilding that continues to this day, driven by the commitment and courage of the people of the Gulf.

When the storm hit, Fannie Mae employees reacted with the kind of spirit and dedication that I’ve come to know well over my career here. I saw first-hand how employees of a mission-driven company can have a deep and profound impact ...Read more »

August 28, 2015

House Price Declines May Be In Store for Some Oil-Producing States: A Repeat of the 1980s?


by Eric Brescia
Economist
Economic & Strategic Research Group

Eric Brescia

With oil prices continuing to fall over the past month, the notion of "lower prices for longer" is increasingly becoming the consensus view. As a result, the prospect of an oil bust draws comparisons to the past slump of the 1980s.

This new edition of Housing Insights from Fannie Mae's Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group projects cumulative five-year (2014-2019) house price growth "drags" caused by this past year’s oil price decline for 10 oil-producing states ...Read more »

August 21, 2015

Millennials Look to Income Improvements as Key to Unlocking Homeownership


Sarah Shahdad

by Sarah Shahdad
Strategic Planning Analyst
Economic & Strategic Research Group

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August 20, 2015

Baby Boomers Are Not Leaving Their Single-Family Homes for Apartments


Patrick Simmons

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

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August 6, 2015

Fannie Mae Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results


Tim Mayopoulos

by Tim Mayopoulos
President and CEO, Fannie Mae
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Archive
November 6, 2014

Fannie Mae Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

by Tim Mayopoulos
President and CEO, Fannie Mae
October 15, 2014

Survey Shows Lenders Believe New Regulations Have Had "Significant" Impact on Their Business

by Li-Ning Huang
Senior Manager, Business Strategy, Economic & Strategic Research
October 14, 2014

The Return of Private Capital

by Gerry Flood
Director, Strategic Planning, Economic & Strategic Research
September 30, 2014

Young-Adult Housing Demand Continues to Slide, But Young Homeowners Experience Vastly Improved Affordability

by Patrick Simmons
Director, Strategic Planning, Economic & Strategic Research
December 23, 2013

Research Papers Analyze Key Aspects of Multifamily Mortgage Market

by Jeffery Hayward
Senior Vice President, Multifamily Mortgage Business
December 9, 2013

An Uneven Recovery in Household Wealth

by Doug Duncan
Senior Vice President and Chief Economist
December 5, 2013

Deconsolidation in the Primary Mortgage Market: A Temporary or Structural Trend?

by Gerry Flood
Director, Strategic Planning, Economic & Strategic Research
November 26, 2013

ELMORE Assists Struggling Florida Homeowners with their Reverse Mortgages

by Joy Cianci
Senior Vice President of Making Home Affordable® and Foreclosure Prevention