Minimum Capital

Minimum Capital is a leverage ratio defined in statute which constitutes a base level of capital considered prudent to maintain safety and soundness. FHFA’s minimum capital level is defined as: 2.5% of aggregate on-balance sheet assets, and 0.45% of off-balance sheet obligations.

Minimum Capital History (In Conservatorship)  

Minimum Capital History (Pre-Conservatorship)

Minimum Capital FAQs 

12 USC 4612
12 CFR 1750.1 (Minimum Capital)