Housing Assistance: An Inventory of Fiscal Year 2010 Programs, Tax Expenditures, and Other Activities

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Regulator and examiner of the banks, associations, and related entities of the Farm Credit System, including the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac)

Administering Agency/Entity Farm Credit Administration
Short Description The Farm Credit Administration (FCA) is an independent regulatory agency responsible for supervising, regulating, and examining institutions of the Farm Credit System (System). As regulator of the System, FCA is responsible for examining System institutions for safe and sound banking practices and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Primary Purpose Regulator of Government-Sponsored Enterprises
Type of Housing Supported Homeownership
Type of Assistance Oversight
Fiscal Year 2010 Obligations $50,000,000; some amount of obligations may be attributable to activities related to housing. Source of funds for FCA are assessments collected from institutions in the System, including Farmer Mac.

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