What GAO Found
Why GAO Did This Study
The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 established FHFA as an independent agency empowered with supervisory and regulatory oversight of the housing-related government-sponsored enterprises: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the 12 Federal Home Loan Banks, and the Office of Finance. The act requires FHFA to annually prepare financial statements and requires GAO to audit the agency's financial statements. This report responds to these requirements. GAO conducted its audits in accordance with U.S. generally accepted government auditing standards.
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