About Fannie Mae

At Fannie Mae, we enable families to buy, refinance, or rent a home. As the leading source of residential mortgage credit in the U.S. secondary market, we are supporting today's economic recovery and laying the foundation for a better housing finance system.

Since 2009, we’ve improved our financial performance and we’re making
a difference in people’s lives:

  • We provided $4.2 trillion in mortgage credit, which enabled 4.1 million home purchases and 12.8 million mortgage refinancings.
  • We provided financing for more than 2.3 million units of multifamily rental housing.
  • We helped more than 1.6 million homeowners avoid foreclosure.
Read more about Fannie Mae’s Progress and Performance here.

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