Federal & State Useful Links
U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to:
- Strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers
- Meet the need for quality affordable rental homes
- Utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life
- Build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination
- Transform the way HUD does business
Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development
The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is proud to be at the forefront in implementing housing policy that promotes and preserves homeownership and creating innovative community development initiatives to meet the challenges of a growing Maryland.
Freddie Mac was chartered by Congress in 1970 with a public mission to stabilize the nation's residential mortgage markets and expand opportunities for homeownership and affordable rental housing. Our statutory mission is to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the U.S. housing market.
As the leading source of residential mortgage credit in the U.S. secondary market, Fannie Mae is supporting today’s economic recovery and laying the foundation for a better housing finance system. We guarantee and purchase loans from mortgage lenders to ensure families can buy homes, refinance, or rent a good home.
Realty Trac references report information as needed along with an interactive nationwide foreclosure heat map and other relevant charts.