Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Examination Guidance
Document Number: E8-6560
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-31
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight is publishing today an Examination Guidance, ``Conforming Loan Limit Calculations,'' following two requests for public comment on a proposed examination guidance. Material in the guidance does not constitute a regulation.
Risk-Based Capital Regulation-Loss Severity Amendments
Document Number: 07-5101
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-12-05
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Oversight (OFHEO) is amending Appendix A to Subpart B of 12 CFR part 1750 Risk-Based Capital (Risk- Based Capital Regulation). The amendments are intended to enhance the accuracy and transparency of the calculation of the risk-based capital requirement for the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) (collectively the Enterprises). OFHEO proposes to amend further the Risk-Based Capital Regulation to change the loss severity equations that understate losses on defaulted single-family conventional and government guaranteed loans. OFHEO also proposes to amend the treatment of Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insurance in the Risk-Based Capital Regulation in order to conform the treatment to current law.
Statement on the Conforming Loan Limit for 2008 and Revised Draft Examination Guidance
Document Number: E7-20743
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-22
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight is publishing today a Statement on the Conforming Loan Limit for 2008 and issuing for additional public comment a revised version of the Proposed Examination Guidance, entitled ``Conforming Loan Limit Calculations'' (Policy Guidance). Material in the proposed guidance does not constitute a regulation.
30-Day Notice of Submission of Information Collection for Approval from Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: E7-18162
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-14
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-5363
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-23
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Risk-Based Capital Regulation Amendment
Document Number: 06-9446
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-14
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is amending Appendix A to Subpart B of 12 CFR part 1750 Risk-Based Capital, (Risk-Based Capital Regulation). The amendments are intended to enhance the accuracy and transparency of the calculation of the risk-based capital requirement for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) and to update the Risk-Based Capital Regulation to incorporate approved new activities treatments.
No FEAR Act Notice
Document Number: E6-20503
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-05
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is providing notice to all of its employees, former employees, and applicants for employment about the rights and remedies that are available to them under the Federal antidiscrimination laws and whistleblower protection laws. This notice fulfills OFHEO's notification obligations under the Notification and Federal Employees Antidiscrimination Retaliation Act, as implemented by Office of Personnel Management regulations.
Record Retention
Document Number: E6-18034
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-10-27
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is issuing a final regulation that sets forth record retention requirements with respect to the record management programs of the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation consistent with the safety and soundness responsibilities of OFHEO under the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992.
Plant Protection and Quarantine Export-Related Services and Procedures
Document Number: C6-5799
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Risk-Based Capital Regulation Amendment
Document Number: C6-5330
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-07-12
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Privacy Act of 1974: Systems of Records
Document Number: E6-10847
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-11
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a (Privacy Act), the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is issuing public notice of its intent to establish a new Privacy Act system of records. The new system is titled Telecommunications System. The records in this system will be used to verify OFHEO's telecommunications usage and to resolve billing discrepancies. The records may also be used to identify unofficial telecommunications use. The purpose and effect of this system is to facilitate management of telecommunications devices; to analyze use detail information for verifying telecommunication device usage; to determine responsibility for use of telecommunications including placement of specific local and long distance calls; to prevent and detect the misuse of telecommunication resources; and to serve as the basis for appropriate disciplinary action in the event those resources have been misused.
Risk-Based Capital Regulation Amendment
Document Number: 06-5330
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-06-26
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is proposing technical amendments to Appendix A to Subpart B Risk-Based Capital Regulation Methodology and Specifications of 12 CFR part 1750, (Risk-Based Capital Regulation). The proposed amendments are intended to enhance the accuracy and transparency of the calculation of the risk-based capital requirement for the Enterprises and updates the Risk-Based Capital Regulation to incorporate approved new activities treatments.
Record Retention
Document Number: E6-8491
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-06-01
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is issuing a proposed regulation that would set forth record retention requirements with respect to the record management programs of the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (collectively, the Enterprises) consistent with the safety and soundness responsibilities of OFHEO under the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992.
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight; Notice of Regulatory Review
Document Number: 06-3762
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-04-19
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office
On September 7, 2005, the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) issued a notice of regulatory review (Notice), and request for comments under OFHEO Policy Guidance 01-001 (April 2, 2001).\1\ OFHEO requested public comment as to whether existing regulations have become inefficient or create unwarranted burden. This document summarizes the comments that were received.
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight; Strategic Plan
Document Number: E6-5129
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-07
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is soliciting comments as it updates its Strategic Plan. In accordance with the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 that agencies update their Strategic Plans every three years, OFHEO is developing its 2006-2011 Strategic Plan and soliciting the views and suggestions of those entities potentially affected by or interested in the plan. OFHEO's current Strategic Plan, for FY 2003- 2008, may be viewed on the OFHEO Web site at http://www.ofheo.gov in the ``About OFHEO'' section.
Privacy Act of 1974: Notice of Establishment of New Systems of Records
Document Number: E6-1548
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-06
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a (Privacy Act), the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is issuing public notice of its intent to establish three new Privacy Act systems of records. The three systems are titled Emergency Contingency Plan and Personnel Locator System, Mortgage Fraud System, and Computer Systems Activity and Access Records System. OFHEO seeks comment on the new systems of records described in this notice. The Emergency Contingency Plan and Personnel Locator System will be established to maintain emergency contact information for use in developing and implementing an emergency plan, including a continuity of operations and essential functions plan, and to maintain a facilities evacuation plan. This system will enable OFHEO to adequately coordinate a plan for preparedness and facilities evacuation in the event of an emergency. The Mortgage Fraud System will maintain information of mortgage fraud or possible mortgage fraud involving the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Association (collectively referred to as the ``Enterprises''). This system is being established so that OFHEO may respond appropriately to mortgage fraud in furtherance of the safe and sound operations of the Enterprises. The Computer Systems Activity and Access Records System will be established to maintain, plan, and manage computer system services. It is necessary to ensure security and proper use of OFHEO electronic information and computer systems and services.
Organization and Functions
Document Number: 05-20471
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-10-13
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is revising the regulation that describes its organization and functions. The revisions reflect changes in OFHEO's organizational structure and the functional responsibilities of some of its offices.
Notice of Regulatory Review
Document Number: 05-17656
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-09-07
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is issuing notice of a regulatory review that will be conducted in accordance with the process set forth in OFHEO Policy Guidance titled, ``Regulatory Review,'' which was issued on April 2, 2001 (Doc. : PG-01-001) (Policy Guidance). OFHEO will review its regulations to consider whether existing regulations have become inefficient or create unwarranted burden, and will identify possible revisions where such conditions are found. OFHEO is seeking public comment on its regulations for consideration in the regulatory review.
Rules of Practice and Procedure; Civil Money Penalty Inflation Adjustment
Document Number: 05-17232
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-30
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight is issuing this final rule amending its rules of practice and procedure to adjust each civil money penalty within its jurisdiction to account for inflation, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996.
Mortgage Fraud Reporting
Document Number: 05-14957
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-28
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is issuing a final regulation that sets forth safety and soundness requirements with respect to mortgage fraud reporting in furtherance of the supervisory responsibilities of OFHEO under the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992.
Corporate Governance
Document Number: 05-6781
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-06
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is issuing amendments to its corporate governance regulation establishing corporate governance standards applicable to the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation in order to further promote the safety and soundness of their operations.
Mortgage Fraud Reporting
Document Number: 05-5776
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-03-24
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
On February 25, 2005, the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) published a notice of proposed rulemaking titled ``Mortgage Fraud Reporting'' in the Federal Register (70 FR 9255) that would set forth safety and soundness requirements with respect to mortgage fraud reporting in furtherance of the supervisory responsibilities of OFHEO under the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992. OFHEO has received requests from the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation for an extension of the current comment period deadline of March 28, 2005, to enable them to present their respective views in a manner that is as comprehensive and as helpful to OFHEO as possible. In recognition of the importance of obtaining fully developed and constructive comments as to the implications of this proposed rulemaking, OFHEO is extending the comment period for the proposed mortgage fraud reporting regulation from March 28, 2005, to April 4, 2005. The extension will ensure that all interested parties have ample opportunity to participate in the rulemaking process by providing meaningful comment in the development of the proposed regulation.
Mortgage Fraud Reporting
Document Number: 05-3590
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-02-25
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is issuing a proposed regulation that would set forth safety and soundness requirements with respect to mortgage fraud reporting in furtherance of the supervisory responsibilities of OFHEO under the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992.