Fannie Mae issued $36.2 billion in MBS in May, only slightly above Ginnie Mae's MBS issuance for the month.
Ginnie Mae MBS issuance has been higher than Freddie Mac's for some time. But now it looks as if Ginnie Mae may be catching up to Fannie.
Ginnie recently reported that its issuers securitized $33.9 billion in FHA and VA guaranteed loans in May. Meanwhile, the serious delinquency rate on Fannie Mae guaranteed single-family mortgages fell for the second consecutive month.
The secondary market agency reported that 5.3% of its loans are 90 days or more past due in April, down 29 basis points since February. Fannie has a one-month delay in its reporting delinquency rates.