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FHA 2019 Annual Report sent to Congress
FHA has submitted its 2019 Annual Report to Congress on the economic condition of the agency’s Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMI Fund). FHA reports that at the end of fiscal year 2019, The FHA MMI Fund Capital Ratio for FY 2019 was 4.84 percent, the highest level since FY 2007. Highlights include:
- Congress has set a mandatory minimum Capital Ratio of 2 percent for the MMI Fund. The Capital Ratio for FY 2019 was 4.84 percent, the highest level since FY 2007. The Capital Ratio is one indicator of the Fund’s financial health and includes both FHA-insured single family forward and reverse mortgage portfolios.
- As detailed in the annual report, FHA had insurance-in-force on single family mortgages valued at almost $1.3 trillion at the end of this fiscal year.
- The performance of the forward book of business posted a stand-alone capital ratio of 5.44 percent. The MMI Capital (formerly referred to as economic net worth) of the forward book of business also improved year-to-year by over 42 percent with a value of over $66.6 billion.