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Service & Support

As a Ginnie Mae employee, you are eligible to take advantage of many valuable programs and services offered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), designed to provide support and enrich your experience as a Federal employee.

Fitness Center

You are eligible to utilize HUD’s fitness center and the following services to help you reach your fitness goals:

  • Cardio and strength training

  • Exercise classes

  • Personal training

  • Health screenings

  • Massage therapy

The Children's House

You are eligible to utilize HUD’s nationally accredited child care center located within Headquarters.

Metrochecks (Transit Subsidy Plan)

You are eligible to take part in HUD’s Transit Subsidy Program, designed to promote the use of mass transportation for employees who commute to and from work.

Health Unit

You are eligible to receive Health Services through the HUD Health Units located in Potomac Center South, the Headquarters building, and in the HUD Field Office Occupational Health Centers.

Health Benefits

You may be able to enroll in health, dental, vision and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and apply for long term care insurance.


Find the Federal salary schedule and locality scale for your area.

Annual Leave

An employee may use annual leave for vacations, rest and relaxation, and personal business or emergencies. An employee has a right to take annual leave, subject to the right of the supervisor to schedule the time at which annual leave may be taken.

Sick Leave

Sick leave is provided to Federal employees for:

  • Medical, dental, or optical examination or treatment;

  • Incapacitation because of physical or mental illness, injury, pregnancy, or childbirth;

  • To provide care for a family member;

  • Must be absent from duty for purposes relating to his/her adoption of a child; and, many other reasons.


Find out the days which are Federal holidays for Federal employees.

Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) 

The Federal Employee Dental and Vision Benefits Enhancement Act of 2004 provided OPM the opportunity to establish arrangements under which supplemental dental benefits are made available to Federal employees, retirees, and their dependent.

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Last Modified: 1/10/2013 4:54 PM