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Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) -- a government agency responsible for ensuring the financial safety and soundness of the nation's two largest players in the secondary mortgage market, the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac). OFHEO is an independent office of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and was established by the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992.
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