The Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) (OTCBB: FNMA), commonly known as Fannie Mae, was founded in 1938 during the Great Depression as part of the New Deal. It was set up as a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE), but it converted into a PTC in 1968. The corporation's purpose is to expand the secondary mortgage market by securitizing mortgages in the form of mortgage-backed securities (MBS), allowing lenders to reinvest their assets into more lending and in effect increasing the number of lenders in the mortgage market by reducing the reliance on thrifts.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Fannie Mae
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Fannie Mae $9,480,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Economics & Econ Development,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.1427 Federal Housing Finance Reform Act of 2007 H.R.3221 Federal Housing Finance Reform Act of 2008 S.1100 Federal Housing Enterprise Regulatory Reform Act of 2007 H.R.2895 National Affordable Housing Trust Fund Act of 2007 S.2391 Government Sponsored Enterprise Mission Improvement Act S.2636 Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008. H.R.5830 FHA Housing Stabilization and Homeownership Retention Act of 2008 H.R.5818 Neighborhood Stabilization Act of 2008 S.2338 FHA Modernization Act of 2007 H.R.1852 Expanding American Homeownership Act of 2007
RegulationsMentioned in 131 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
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The tables show occurrences of "Fannie Mae" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 181 OCC Minimum Capital Ratios; Capital Adequacy Guidelines; Capital Maintenance; Capital: Treatment of Certain Claims on, or Guaranteed By, the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) 2008
- Toggle 152 OTS Minimum Capital Ratios: Capital Adequacy Guidelines; Treatment of Certain Claims on, or Guaranteed By Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac 2008
- Toggle 85 HUD FR-5180-P-01 Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA): Proposed Rule To Simplify and Improve the Process of Obtaining Mortgages and Reduce Consumer Settlement Costs 2008
- Toggle 54 HUD FR-5087-P-01 Standards for Mortgagor’s Investment in Mortgaged Property 2007
- Toggle 12 TREAS Development of a Guarantee Program for Troubled Assets 2008
- Toggle 7 TREAS Review by the Treasury Department of the Regulatory Structure Associated with Financial Institutions 2007
- Toggle 6 HUD FR-5121-N-23 Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) Insurance Application for the Origination of Reverse Mortgages and Related Documents OMB Control Number 2502–0524 2007
- Toggle 6 HUD FR-5171-N-01 Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Single Family Mortgage Insurance: Announcement of Planned Implementation of Risk-Based Premiums 2007
- Toggle 4 EPA Criteria and Standards for Cooling Water Intake Structures 2008
- Toggle 4 FWS General Regulations for Areas Administered by the National Park Service and the Fish and Wildlife Service 2008