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Ginnie Mae Statutes and Regulations

Ginnie Mae Statutes (PDF)

Ginnie Mae is a government corporation. As a part of government, laws passed by the Congress of the United States and signed by the President govern its conduct. The statutory authority of Ginnie Mae is derived from Title III of the National Housing Act, 12 U.S.C. 1716 et seq.


Ginnie Mae Regulations (PDF)

As a government corporation, Ginnie Mae and its program are also governed by a set of regulations. These regulations are published in the Code of Federal Regulations at Title 24, Part 300-310.


The Statutes and Regulations are in Portable Document Format (PDF). If you need to download the PDF viewer application, click here for instructions.


Ginnie Mae Guides

The programs of Ginnie Mae are broadly identified in statute and regulation. The specific guidance and procedures are spelled out within a series of program guides listed below:

1. The Ginnie Mae Mortgage-Backed Securities Guide

2. The Ginnie Mae Multiclass Guide

3. The Ginnie Mae Accounting Guide


Updates to Guides and Requirements

Ginnie Mae notifies issuers of periodic changes in guidelines and requirements through All Participants Memoranda and changes to the Guides.

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