The Federal Housing Finance Agency said Monday that the combined debt of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan banks was $6.8 trillion at the end of September, exceeding the total publicly held debt of the United States by $1 trillion.

The FHFA also said it has "successfully integrated" the Federal Housing Finance Board, the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight, and staff from the Department of Housing and Urban Development in less than 90 days.

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