To prevent foreclosure of home mortgages and increase the availability of affordable new mortgages.


Housing Opportunity and Mortgage Equity Act of 2009 - Directs the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) (the enterprises) to implement a program to purchase and securitize qualified refinancing mortgages and qualified new mortgages on single-family housing in accordance with policies and procedures established by the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).

Sets forth requirements for the purchase and securitization of qualified mortgages.

Directs the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to establish a credit facility of the Federal Reserve System to make credit available to the enterprises at interest rates comparable to certain rates on securities issued by the Secretary of the Treasury.

Terminates the requirement under this Act for the enterprises to purchase mortgages after December 31, 2010.

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