Business / Real Estate / Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA): A federal agency created in 1968 when the Federal National Mortgage association (FNMA) was partitioned into two separate corporations. Ginnie Mae, as it is popularly called, is a corporation without capital stock and is a division of HUD. The GNMA operates the special assistance aspects of federally aided housing programs and has the management and liquidating functions of the old FNMA. The FNMA is authorized to issue and sell securities backed by a portion of its mortgage portfolio, with the GNMA guaranteeing payment on such securities.
Association Noun Synonyms: society, organization, confederation, confederacy, federation, league, union, alliance, guild, coalition, group, syndicate, combine, consortium, cooperative
Government Verb Synonyms: rule, command, authority, regulation, control, management, direction, administration, sway, superintendence, supervision, oversight, guidance, domination
National Adjective Synonyms: nationwide, country-wide, state, governmental, civil, public, popular, federal
National Noun Synonyms: nationalistic, nationalist, patriotic, jingoistic, chauvinistic
Business / Agriculture / National Farm Program Acreage: The number of harvested acres of feed grains, wheat, and cotton needed nationally to meet domestic and export use and to accomplish any desired increase or decrease in carryover levels. The acreage ba MORE
Business / Agriculture / National Estuary Program: A program established under the Clean Water Act Amendments of 1987 to develop and implement conservation and management plans for protecting estuaries and restoring and maintaining their chemical, phy MORE
Business / Agriculture / National Environmental Policy Act Of 1970: P.L. 91-190 (January 1, 1970) made a declaration of national environmental policy and established a continuing responsibility of the federal government to reach a number of substantive goals that embo MORE