The improving housing market is expected to allow Fannie and Freddie to begin paying back their...

|About: Fannie Mae (FNMA)|By:, SA News Editor

The improving housing market is expected to allow Fannie and Freddie to begin paying back their taxpayer bailout faster than expected, according to a new FHFA report. The baseline forecast now sees the two agencies as just owing $76B by 2014's end, against $124B estimated this time a year ago. Getting down to $0? It's probably never going to happen.