Reaching the Dream -- Links

HUD and the White House Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

The Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD's Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

Quote: Nearly 70 percent of all Americans own their homes. However, less than half of all African-Americans and Hispanic families are homeowners. -- HUD News Release, October 9, 2003

Ginnie Mae ( - Ginnie Mae was created in 1968 as a wholly owned corporation within the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Its purpose was-and is-to serve low- to moderate-income home buyers.

White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (


Fannie Mae ( - Fannie Mae's mission is to help more families achieve the American Dream of homeownership.

Freddie Mac ( - Freddie Mac purchases single-family and multifamily residential mortgages and mortgage-related securities. Freddie Mac ultimately helps homeowners and renters get lower housing costs and better access to home financing.

Content Archived: June 23, 2010