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OFHEO risk-based capital stress test for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services. Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises

OFHEO risk-based capital stress test for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

hearing before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred and Seventh Congress, second session, July 23, 2002

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services. Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises

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    Subjects:
  • Fannie Mae -- Finance,
  • Freddie Mac (Firm) -- Finance,
  • United States. -- Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight,
  • Government-sponsored enterprises -- United States -- Finance

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOffice of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight risk based capital stress test for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p. ;
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14531839M
    ISBN 100160692636
    OCLC/WorldCa51287499

      A properly designed, and transparent, risk-based capital standard for Fannie and Freddie would have three distinct and clearly identified components: (a) the amount of initial capital required to survive the FHFA-defined stress environment; (b) other required capital to cover operations and other risks, as well as model risk or imprecisions in.   The provision for credit losses would be the largest contributing factor to losses at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac under severely adverse economic conditions. This was revealed in the results of a.

    The reason that Fannie Mae failed its risk-based capital requirement and Freddie Mac passed, even with the higher Fannie Mae loss rates, is because Fannie Mae had more interest rate risk. Freddie Mac chose to hedge its interest rate risk more extensively than Fannie Mae did on those selective dates. assume that the risk-based capital standard is enforced effectively by Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO), which regulates the GSEs; and third, assume that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hold enough capital to withstand the stress test imposed under the capital standard. Then the probability that the GSEs.

    stress.”18 Using Fannie’s and Freddie’s Dodd–Frank Act stress test results, the FHFA proposes a going concern capital charge of 75 basis points times the . The Act requires OFHEO to develop a stress test to determine risk-based capital requirements and to conduct other research and financial analysis necessary for effective regulatory oversight of the two largest government sponsored enterprises (GSEs)--Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. OFHEO is also required by statute to conduct on-site, annual.


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OFHEO risk-based capital stress test for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services. Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises Download PDF EPUB FB2

Washington, D.C. – Armando Falcon, Jr., Director of the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO), safety and soundness regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises), announced today that both Enterprises passed the first application of the risk-based capital stress test.

"The risk-based capital stress test is a. OFHEO RISK-BASED CAPITAL STRESS TEST FOR FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC Tuesday, J U.S.

House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises Committee on Financial Services, Washington, D.C. However, the one prior U.S. experience tying stress test results to capital requirements was a spectacular failure: the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight's (OFHEO) risk-based capital stress test for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Get this from a library. OFHEO risk-based capital stress test for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: hearing before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S.

House of Representatives, One Hundred and Seventh Congress, second session, J [United States. SUMMARY: The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is proposing to amend Appendix A to Subpart B of 12 CFR Part Risk-Based effect of these amendments would be to modify provisions relating to counterparty haircuts, multifamily loans, and refunding and to make several technical adjustments and corrections.

experience tying stress test results to capital requirements was a spectacular failure: The office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight’s (OFHEO’s) risk-based capital stress test for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

We study a key component of OFHEO’s model—the performance of year fixed - rate mortgages—and find two key problems. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac both maintained capital well in excess of the risk-based supervisory standard for the 24 quarters that the rule was in force (through J ).

Unfortunately, as we demonstrate below, OFHEO’s stress test failed to detect the growing. However, the one prior U.S. experience tying stress test results to capital requirements was a spectacular failure: the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight's (OFHEO) risk-based capital stress test for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

We study a key component of OFHEO's model?year fixed-rate mortgage performance?and find two key problems. Our paper studies the sources of failure within the risk-based capital stress test for Fannie & Freddie – specific focus on year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) performance. – OFHEO’s stress test models/parameters in the public domain.

– FRM’s about 75% of the GSEs’ combined book-of-business and most of their losses. FHFA and the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) proposed a new regulatory capital framework for the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac)—collectively known as the Enterprises.

SUMMARY: The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is directed by the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of to develop a risk-based capital regulation for Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae (collectively, the Enterprises).

The regulation specifies the risk-based capital stress test that will determine the amount of capital. In this paper, we study the sources of failure with OFHEO risk-based capital stress test for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. We focus on a key component of the stress test: esti-mates of single-family, year xed-rate mortgage performance.

This mortgage contract represented about 75 percent of the combined book-of-business at Fannie Mae and Freddie.

Systemic Risk: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Role of OFHEO Published OFHEO employs examinations, a stringent risk-based capital stress test, and other tools to meet its responsibility and reduce systemic risk. Nevertheless, it is useful to consider, hypothetically, what systemic impact an Enterprise could have on the housing market and.

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Abstract: This paper studies the sources of failure of the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight’s (OFHEO) risk-based capital stress test for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

The analysis documents the poor forecasting performance of OFHEO’s default and prepayment models as. The regulation specifies the risk-based capital stress test that will be used to determine each Enterprise’s risk-based capital requirement and, along with the minimum capital requirement, to determine each Enterprise’s capital classification for purposes of possible supervisory action.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Septem Mae and Freddie Mac could meet the OFHEO risk-based capital stress test their risk of insolvency was “effectively zero” (Stiglitz, Orszag, and Orszag ).8 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac did maintain capital in excess of regulatory minimums throughout the 24 quarters that the risk-based capital rule was in force, including the stress.

The stress test is designed to estimate, for a year period, how much capital the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) would be required to hold to withstand potential economic shocks, such as sharp movements in interest rates or adverse credit conditions.

Fannie and Freddie would also have to maintain a leverage capital buffer on top of the proposal's new leverage ratio requirement.

Comparatively, in the original proposal, drafted by former Director Mel Watt, the GSEs would have had a combined risk-based capital requirement of $ billion, or % of the companies’ total assets.

This paper studies the risk-based capital stress test conducted by the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) that are central to the U.S. housing finance system.

THE OFFICE OF FEDERAL HOUSING ENTERprise Oversight (OFHEO) has announced that government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have passed the first application of the risk-based capital stress test. "The risk-based capital stress test is a success," said Armando Falcon, director of OFHEO.

The purpose of the program is to ensure the safety & soundness and capital adequacy of two Government-Sponsored Enterprises, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. OFHEO conducts continuous supervision.Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the progress of the Office of the Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) in implementing the recommendations in GAO's October report on OFHEO's efforts to help ensure the financial safety and soundness of the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac.stress test Download stress test or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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