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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. More

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. More

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

When we make our mission personal, we change people's lives. Follow along as our Community Crew volunteers give back and help Andrea Morgan in her journey to peace, joy and home. More

In Your Community

In Your Community

This month, we are celebrating the first anniversary of our October volunteer Serve initiative — 31 days where Freddie Mac employees and our nonprofit partners unite to give back and support the communities where we live and work. More

How Well Do You Know Your Red, White, and Blue?

How Well Do You Know Your Red, White, and Blue?

July 4th is a holiday to spend with family and friends, enjoying backyard barbecues, and, of course, watching fireworks. It's also the day we celebrate our nation's birthday and the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. More

Celebrating Volunteers

Celebrating Volunteers

During National Volunteer Week we take a moment to celebrate all volunteers who give back to make our communities better and improve the lives of others. More

Avoid These 7 Borrowing Pitfalls

Avoid These 7 Borrowing Pitfalls

Because lending transactions often seem complicated, it's not unusual for borrowers to rely on the expertise of professionals for guidance. But what if the "professional" you choose is actually a scam artist or predator looking to push you into a costly or risky situation? More

Freddie Mac Leaders Make Industry's Top 50 Influential List

Freddie Mac Leaders Make Industry's Top 50 Influential List

Following a year of strong fundamentals and record purchase volume, two of our Multifamily employees were named to the Commercial Observer magazine's fourth annual 50 Most Important People in Commercial Real Estate Finance list. David Brickman, EVP and head of Multifamily, and John Cannon, SVP of production, sales and marketing, both ranked 22nd on the list. More

How It Works: The Secondary Mortgage Market

How It Works:  The Secondary Mortgage Market

Follow along with our new blog series, where we discuss how things work in the mortgage market, from underwriting your loan to credit risk transfer. To kick off the series, we introduce you to the inner workings of the secondary mortgage market. More

12 Days of Housing Tips, Bits & Lists

12 Days of Housing Tips, Bits & Lists

On these 12 days of Christmas and all through the year, Freddie Mac is serving up housing tips to those far and near. There will be tidbits and resources and quizzes too, but nowhere will you find a turtle dove or two. Today's tips are just for you. More

What Home Means to Me

What Home Means to Me

This holiday season, we're featuring families across the nation who answered the important question, "What home means to me?" This week we highlight another six of them. More

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

In honor of making home possible, we asked families across the nation, "What does home mean to you?" This week we highlight six of them and we’ll be featuring others throughout the holiday season. More

Moving Housing Forward

Moving Housing Forward

Freddie Mac is building a better company and a better mortgage finance system that is moving housing forward. Our proof is in our numbers. More

Giving Back

Giving Back

Unite 5,000 employees and 15 nonprofits around a common goal of doing good over 31 days and you can make a real difference for families and neighborhoods. That's exactly what October’s Serve Call-to-Action volunteer initiative is all about. More

NBC4 Spotlights V.E.T.S Program

NBC4 Spotlights V.E.T.S Program

NBC4 takes an inside look at Freddie Mac's partnership with tech services firm Sharp Decisions and the innovative V.E.T.S program that is helping vets jumpstart their civilian careers in IT. More

Moving Housing Forward

Moving Housing Forward

Freddie Mac is building a better company and a better mortgage finance system that is moving housing forward. The proof is in the numbers. More

4 Reasons Home Sales Are Surging

4 Reasons Home Sales Are Surging

Reports the Associated Press: "Home sales are on pace for their best year since 2007. First-time buyers are streaming back into the market." Why all the activity now after so many years of sluggishness? More

What Home Means

What Home Means

In honor of National Homeownership Month and our important mission to make home possible we asked, "What does home mean to you?" See what people from across the nation said. More

Honoring Our Service Men and Women

Honoring Our Service Men and Women

On Memorial Day, we recognize those who responded to the nation’s call to serve and fight for our safety and freedom. Learn about Freddie Mac's commitment to our service men and women. More

Get CreditSmart

Get CreditSmart

April is National Financial Literacy Month and a good reminder of how important it is to be financially literate. It's especially key if you're thinking about buying a home. Learn more about the tools you need to become a successful homeowner. More

Best of 2014

Best of 2014

The list is made, we've checked it twice. This year's top blog posts have more than sufficed. The proof was there in the numbers, driven by links, Tweets and thousands of clicks. Here's a recap in case you missed them preparing for ole St. Nick. More

Honoring Our Veterans

Honoring Our Veterans

This Veterans Day, in communities across America, we pay special tribute to veterans and their families. Freddie Mac Home Team volunteers recently helped repair homes for veterans' widows and made care kits for a D.C. veterans service center. More

Freddie Mac Hires More Veterans

Freddie Mac Hires More Veterans

The transition to civilian life can be a challenge for new veterans who face higher unemployment rates than non-veterans. Through the new V.E.T.S. program, Freddie Mac provides IT jobs to help those who've served launch civilian careers. More

Small Towns, Odd Names: We're Here

Small Towns, Odd Names:  We're Here

Whether you live in New York City with over eight million others or Chicken, AK with just seven, we’re funding loans right where you live. Big or small, north or south, whatever the name, we’re here. More

One Loan Per Second

One Loan Per Second

Did you know that it used to take up to two years’ worth of documentation and two months wait time to find out if your mortgage would be approved? More

Green is Part of Our Culture

Green is Part of Our Culture

Freddie Mac employees join more than a billion people around the world today to observe Earth Day 2014, learning what they can do to help the environment and about the efforts to keep Freddie Mac green. More

Autism as an Asset in the Workplace

Autism as an Asset in the Workplace

Just released data estimates the number of U.S. children with autism has surged to one in 68. So more and more people with autism will be entering the workforce. A recent Wall Street Journal article highlights the efforts of companies, like Freddie Mac and SAP, to hire these individuals. More

Welcome to Our New Blog

Welcome to Our New Blog

Welcome to the new Freddie Mac blog. We'll discuss owning or renting a home, the housing market, and housing finance – plus how they all impact the broader economy. Get tips on buying a home and avoiding scams. Find out where your housing market is headed – and about the next generation of homebuyers. More