Office Of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO)
What it is:
How it works/Example:
Started in 1922 after the passage of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act, the
set the size limits for conforming , which are that and could purchase from banks (thereby giving the banks more to lend).
Why it matters:
The goal of thewas to ensure a stable and housing by making sure that the federal government's primary catalysts of the -- and -- were financially sound.