Check out NAR's Housing Finance Reform talking points for a history of the GSEs, what  the next steps are, and NAR's vision for reforming the GSEs. For more detailed information, visit NAR's Vision for Housing Finance Reform.

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Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac (GSEs)

Without the government’s support of the GSEs and FHA-insured loans, there would be almost no capital available for mortgage lending.

NAR Vision for the GSEs

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The history of the GSEs' role in housing finance, the 2008 foreclosure crisis, and NAR’s vision for reform.