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Fannie Mae Expresses ‘Cautious Optimism’ for Housing Market

Despite slowing economic growth, Fannie Mae says the housing market has “performed relatively well” as record affordability and low interest rates continue to bump up home sales....

Fannie: Housing Shows ‘Tepid’ Signs of Healing

Home sales are expected to rise 7 percent this year as the housing market continues to make strides toward recovery, according to Fannie Mae’s latest housing market outlook....

Fannie Extends Mortgage Relief to Unemployed

Fannie Mae says it will be providing more mortgage aid to the unemployed, possibly extending the forbearance period to up to a year to those who qualify. ...

Fannie Mae Halts Foreclosures for the Holidays

Fannie Mae says it will suspend evictions for single-family foreclosures and two- to four-unit properties during the holiday season, from Dec. 19 through Jan. 2, 2012. ...

Lawmakers Urge Mortgage Principal Write-downs

More than 20 lawmakers in the House of Representatives this week called on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce the mortgage principal of borrowers who owe more on their home than it...