Rental Housing

Apartment Types: What's the Difference?

Don't know a garden-style apartment property from a walk-up? Learn about the different types of multifamily rental housing.

Rent: It's Relative

If you're renting and have flexibility with where you can call home, it's important to look deeper than just the rent payment itself. There are other important factors to consider

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Affordability is Just One Reason Renters Intend to Keep Renting

There are more renter households today than at any point since at least 1965. Learn why.

Ringing the Bell at our SBL Loan Lab

We took our innovative Multifamily Small Balance Loan Lab pop-up to the Big Apple for a high-energy morning of closing deals.

Five Quick Tips About Apartment Leases

If you're moving into a new home this summer, it's important to be informed before you sign a rental lease.

How Much is Affordability a Factor?

Renters say that affordability will dictate whether they will continue renting in the future.

When Is the Best Time to Sign a Lease?

Did you know that you could save hundreds of dollars on rent depending on when you sign your next lease? Two new surveys highlight the differences by month and location.

The Nation's Rental Housing Leader, Quantified

2017 was a record-setting year for our rental housing business, Freddie Mac Multifamily.

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?

A new report issued by Freddie Mac, 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

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

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