Community Affairs – Affordable Mortgage Lending Center
Affordable Mortgage Lending Guide,
Part I: Federal Agencies and Government Sponsored Enterprises
The Affordable Mortgage Lending Guide, Part I describes federal programs that support home purchase, refinance, manufactured housing, and some home improvement lending by banks. It covers programs that are targeted to a variety of communities and individuals including rural, Native American, low- and moderate-income, and veterans.
Part I covers programs from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its Federal Housing Administration (FHA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) rural housing programs, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, known as Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs).