Federal Housing Finance Agency July 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Enterprise Underwriting Standards
Document Number: 2013-18425
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Agency
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is withdrawing the proposed rule published in the Federal Register on June 15, 2012, concerning underwriting standards for the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), (together, the Enterprises) relating to mortgage assets affected by Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs.
Production of FHFA Records, Information, and Employee Testimony in Third-Party Legal Proceedings
Document Number: 2013-15906
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-03
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is issuing a final rule governing the production of FHFA records, information or employee testimony in connection with legal proceedings in which neither the United States nor FHFA is a party. This final rule establishes requirements and procedures for parties to submit demands or requests, and factors for FHFA to consider in determining whether FHFA employees will provide records, information, or testimony relating to their official duties. FHFA's intent is to standardize practices, promote uniformity in decisions, preserve the ability of FHFA to conduct agency business, protect confidential information, provide guidance to demanding or requesting parties, minimize involvement in matters unrelated to FHFA's missions and programs, avoid wasteful allocation of agency resources, and preclude spending public time and money for private purposes.
Availability of Non-Public Information
Document Number: 2013-15905
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-03
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Housing Finance Agency
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA or Agency) is issuing a final rule governing the disclosure of FHFA non-public information. The final rule replaces rules issued by FHFA's predecessor agencies the Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) and the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO). The final rule prohibits the unauthorized disclosure of FHFA non-public information, replaces the Finance Board's rule on the Availability of Unpublished Information, and parallels those portions of OFHEO's former rule on non-public information that were not replaced by FHFA's Freedom of Information Act regulation.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-15647
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-01
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Agency
In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is seeking public comments concerning the information collection known as the ``National Survey of Mortgage Borrowers'' (NSMB). This is a new collection that has not yet been assigned a control number by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). FHFA intends to submit the information collection to OMB for review and approval of a three-year control number.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-15579
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-01
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Agency
In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is seeking public comments concerning the information collection known as ``Capital Requirements for the Federal Home Loan Banks,'' which has been assigned control number 2590-0002 by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). FHFA intends to submit the information collection to OMB for review and approval of a three-year extension of the control number, which is due to expire on September 30, 2013.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-15573
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-01
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Agency
In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is seeking public comments concerning the information collection known as ``Members of the Banks,'' which has been assigned control number 2590- 0003 by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). FHFA intends to submit the information collection to OMB for review and approval of a three-year extension of the control number, which is due to expire on September 30, 2013.