Federal Housing Finance Board


Federal Housing Finance Board
(FHFB )
US government agency chartered in 1989 to assume the responsibilities formerly held by the Federal Home Loan Bank system. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight — The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) was an agency within the Department of Housing and Urban Development. It was charged with ensuring the capital adequacy and financial safety and soundness of two government sponsored… …   Wikipedia

  • Federal Home Loan Bank System — ( FHLB) A U.S. government sponsored enterprise. Twelve district banks and a Federal Housing Finance Board created by the U.S. government and owned by member financial institutions. The main purpose of the system is to provide loans to members for …   Financial and business terms

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