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Doubling Down on Affordable Housing

Doubling Down on Affordable Housing

We announced our reentry into the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit market, which encourages the creation and preservation of rental housing for low- and very low-income families.

Is Renting Becoming More Affordable?

Is Renting Becoming More Affordable?

A new report issued by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC), has found that over the past six years, the already–acute shortfall of affordable rental units has widened considerably.

Be Wicked Smart About Online Rental Scams

Be Wicked Smart About Online Rental Scams

We're continuing our 'Be Wicked Smart' series in celebration of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Today's topic - online rental scams.

Meeting the Housing Needs of America's Seniors

Meeting the Housing Needs of America's Seniors

Freddie Mac is working to meet the growing need for seniors housing. We provide financing so specialized facilities can be built, improved and maintained.

Housing Industry Sees Affordable Renting as a Growing Concern

Housing Industry Sees Affordable Renting as a Growing Concern

Affordability isn't just an issue for potential homeowners, it's also a major problem facing renters today.

Tackling the Affordable Housing Crisis

Tackling the Affordable Housing Crisis

As demand for affordable rental housing continues to increase, our nation's supply is not keeping up.

9 Times in 10, It's Affordable

9 Times in 10, It's Affordable

Around 90% of the units that Freddie Mac Multifamily funds offer rents that are affordable to low– and moderate–income households. Our funding is vital to making sure that renters across the country have access to adequate, affordable apartment homes.

What Renters Can Expect This Year

What Renters Can Expect This Year

More newly built apartments are likely to become available in 2017 than in 2016. But it won't be much easier to find an affordable apartment to rent this year in most areas, according to Freddie Mac's Multifamily 2017 Outlook.

The Rental Experience is Satisfying and More Affordable Than Owning

The Rental Experience is Satisfying and More Affordable Than Owning

Freddie Mac's September survey of the nation's renters saw an increase in the percentage who said they are satisfied with the rental experience and a steady majority who expect to rent their next residence.

Higher Utility Bills Bigger Worry Than Rising Rents

Higher Utility Bills Bigger Worry Than Rising Rents

More renters worry about rising utility costs than rent hikes, but nearly half are willing to pay more for green energy– and water–saving features, says the latest national renter survey from Freddie Mac.

Don't be Spoofed: Take Two

Don't be Spoofed: Take Two

National Cyber Security Awareness month is a good time to reflect and take some steps to become more cyber savvy. Today's topic? Online rental scams.

5 Tips for Renters

5 Tips for Renters

Here's vital information to help you compete for an apartment in today's rental market and also protect your rights, interests, and security deposit when you get ready to sign the lease.