The Increased Role of the Federal Home Loan Bank System in Funding Markets, Part 1: Background

Posted: 16 Oct 2017

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Stefan Gissler

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Borghan Narajabad

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Date Written: October 18, 2017

Abstract

The Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) system was founded in 1932 to support mortgage lending by thrifts and insurance companies. Over time, the system has grown into a provider of funding for a larger range of financial institutions, including commercial banks and insurance companies.

Suggested Citation

Gissler, Stefan and Narajabad, Borghan, The Increased Role of the Federal Home Loan Bank System in Funding Markets, Part 1: Background (October 18, 2017). FEDS Notes No. 2017-10-18-1 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2070, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3713418

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Borghan Narajabad

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ( email )

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20551
United States

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