Ginnie Mae's year-to-date issuance for the 2008 fiscal year jumped to $135.9 billion from $55.2 billion during the first five months of the previous fiscal year.

Total issuance for its mortgage-backed securities program reached $27.9 billion in February, according to the government agency.

The agency guaranteed $27.5 billion in single-family MBS and $379 million in multifamily MBS during the month.

Subscribe Now

Access to a full range of industry content, analysis and expert commentary.

30-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Access coverage of the securitization marketplace, including breaking news updated throughout the day.