FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY Oversight of the Federal Home Loan Banks' Agricultural and Small Business Collateral Policies Could Be Improved

August 2010
GAO Reports;8/11/2010, preceding p1
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The article presents a study which determines the factors that limit the use of the alternative collateral and selected aspects of the U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) regulatory oversight practices, conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). It examines the Federal Home Loan Banks' (FHLBank) policies and FHFA documentation. It suggests that FHFA should make revisions of its examination guidelines to include periodic analysis of alternative collateral.


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