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About Fannie Mae

Fannie Mae is the leading provider of mortgage financing in the U.S., funding more mortgages than any other company. Together with our partners, we make sure that homeowners, homebuyers, and renters across the country have access to affordable financing opportunities.

Since 2009, we’ve improved our financial performance and we’re making
a difference in people’s lives. For the fourth quarter in 2016:

  • We provided $193 billion in mortgage credit which enabled 300,000 home purchases and 459,000 mortgage refinancings.
  • We provided financing for more than 182,000 units of multifamily rental housing.
  • We helped more than 23,000 homeowners avoid foreclosure.

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