From today's Federal Register:

"The Federal Housing Finance Agency (``FHFA'') hereby issues this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) concerning underwriting standards for the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), (together, the Enterprises) relating to mortgage assets affected by Property Assessed Clean Energy (``PACE'') programs. The NPR reviews FHFA's statutory authority as the federal supervisory regulator of the Enterprises, reviews FHFA's statutory role and authority as the Conservator of each Enterprise, summarizes issues relating to PACE that are relevant to FHFA's supervision and direction of the Enterprises, summarizes comments received on subjects relating to PACE on which FHFA has considered alternative proposed rules, sets forth FHFA's responses to issues raised in the comments, presents the proposed rule and alternatives FHFA is considering, and invites comments from the public."