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Taking Aim at Targeted Affordable Housing

Taking Aim at Targeted Affordable Housing

It hasn't been this hard to find affordable rental housing in 50 years – especially for lower-income renters. Attracting private capital to housing that's affordable to lower-income renters is challenging. Government subsidies help. Freddie Mac Multifamily's Targeted Affordable Housing team helps navigate the complexities of funding subsidized – or targeted affordable – housing.

Student Housing: Goodbye Bunk Beds, Hello Bowling Alleys

Student Housing: Goodbye Bunk Beds, Hello Bowling Alleys

Did you know that apartments geared for college students feature many amenities that could include flat screen TVs, coffee bars, bowling alleys and golf simulators?

Test Your IQ: K-Deals

Test Your IQ: K-Deals

Freddie Mac Multifamily's K-Deal securitization program is designed to help support multifamily rental housing while reduce taxpayers exposure to risk by attracting private capital to the market. In this way, we're fulfilling the goals of a future housing finance system today.

Providing Multifamily Financing to Manufactured Housing Community Owners

Providing Multifamily Financing to Manufactured Housing Community Owners

Freddie Mac Multifamily recently announced it will purchase and securitize Manufactured Housing Community loans as part of its efforts to increase access to affordable housing.

Freddie Mac Earns Two Deal of the Year Awards

Freddie Mac Earns Two Deal of the Year Awards

Our innovative credit risk initiatives recently earned honors from influential and respected publications.

Five Quick Tips About Apartment Leases

Five Quick Tips About Apartment Leases

Moving can be very exciting, especially if it's your first time living on your own in an apartment. However, it's important to be informed before you sign a lease, which is a legally-binding contract between a landlord and a tenant.

Rents Go Up Faster Than Incomes

Rents Go Up Faster Than Incomes

There's a rental affordability crisis in America. Rents are rising faster than incomes. And, the number of renters is expected to increase by millions in the next ten years. New Freddie Mac research shows how we could make affordable housing more accessible by targeting capital where it’s really needed.

$1 Trillion: The Economic Benefit of Apartment Housing

$1 Trillion: The Economic Benefit of Apartment Housing

The country's 37 million apartment residents are a key source of local, state, and national economic activity. From writing rent checks to buying a cup of coffee, most of their spending is recycled through their community – supporting businesses and providing jobs.