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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.

We're Proud, We're Committed, We're Better

We're Proud, We're Committed, We're Better

We're a stronger and more competitive company. See how our numbers back this up.

Mortgage Relief for Hurricane Irma

Mortgage Relief for Hurricane Irma

If you are a homeowner impacted by Hurricane Irma, mortgage relief may be available. Contact your mortgage company right away to discuss your options.

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.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Miss some of the week's housing–related news? We've combed through the headlines for you and captured some highlights.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Mortgage rates are up, and so are home prices. You'll find both stories and more in our weekly rundown of some of the top housing news.

Get Out Your Crystal Ball!

Get Out Your Crystal Ball!

See what Freddie Mac has been up to lately.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Need some tips as we head into the spring homebuying season? USA Today has you covered. You'll find that story, along with other housing highlights from the week, in our roundup.

The Importance of Affordable Housing and Homeownership

The Importance of Affordable Housing and Homeownership

In commemoration of Black History Month, Freddie Mac held a panel discussion on the company's commitment to affordable housing, particularly in the African American community.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Lots of mortgage numbers in the news this week. Check out our rundown of some of the top housing stories to see why they matter.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The Motley Fool has an interesting read titled '4 Mortgage Fears and How to Fix Them.' It's just one of the stories we're featuring in our weekly media roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

It turns out that Hispanics were the only ethnic group to increase their homeownership rate last year. That story tops our housing week in review — read on for more.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Home prices rise while mortgage rates stand pat. Both stories are among the media reports we're following this week.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Feel like you've missed out on the week's housing news? Catch up right here with our weekly roundup of key stories from around the country.

Forecasting 2017 with Freddie Mac's Chief Economist

Forecasting 2017 with Freddie Mac's Chief Economist

As 2016 gives way to 2017, we move away from recapping the year that was and transition to prognosticating the year to come.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Mortgage rates continue to move lower — good news for buyers and for homeowners looking to refinance. See our weekly roundup for the latest media stories.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Check out our summary of some of the week's most interesting housing headlines. Whether you're looking to buy, rent, or refinance, there's news of note for you.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

What are the experts predicting for housing in 2017? Check out our roundup of some of the week's top housing headlines for that story and more.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

It's been a quiet week in advance of the New Year's holiday, but housing stories were still making headlines. We've collected some of the highlights in our weekly summary.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

While 2016 comes to a strong close, 2017 predictions keep rolling in.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Mortgage interest rates and housing affordability were top of mind this week.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Is now a good time to invest in real estate? Read what one influential voice is saying in our roundup of top housing headlines from the week.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Mortgage rates, home sales and prices are rising, and so are conforming loan limits. Find these stories and more in this week's headlines.

A Day for Sharing and Giving Thanks

A Day for Sharing and Giving Thanks

Family and friends. Marshmallows on sweet potatoes. Green bean casserole. Pie. A food–induced nap, followed by more pie. Football all day. Thanksgiving is a time to step back from our day–to–day and appreciate what and who we have in our lives.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Tenants are concerned about rising rents, but that's not the only expense they're keeping their eye on. Find that story and other highlights from the week in our headlines roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Housing news took a backseat this week as the election drove the bulk of the media coverage. Still, some noteworthy stories made headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Considering buying a home? This week's headlines roundup includes a rundown of some of the most useful apps and websites. Click through to check out the full list.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

How does your city rank when it comes to your ability to build wealth? That's one of the stories we're highlighting this week. Read on for the full list.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Hispanic homebuyers, Millennials, underwater borrowers — there's something for all of you in today's collection of noteworthy media headlines from the past seven days.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Help is available for many homebuyers looking for a mortgage with a low down payment. That's just one of the stories we've corralled for this week's headline roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

If you're thinking of buying, mortgage rates are still near their record lows. Check out our weekly headline roundup for that story and more.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

No time this week to check out the notable housing news? Not to worry — we've done the work for you.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

How does student loan debt affect economic mobility? A new study has some answers. Read on for that and other stories from our weekly list of housing highlights.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

See the 25 markets where the cost of renting a home is rising fastest. You'll find that story - and others - in our roundup of some of the week's most noteworthy housing news.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Mortgage rates are down and refinance activity is going strong. Check out our weekly news roundup for that story and more.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Lots of thought-provoking media coverage this week to get you through the holiday weekend. Read on for a list of some of the stories that caught our eye.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Where is it easiest to get a mortgage? That story from CNBC is just one of this week's most interesting housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

No shortage of media focus this week on Millennials. To see why, check out our weekly collection of some of the most interesting housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

In the news this week, the housing market continues its recovery — but are some people being left behind? You'll find that coverage and more in our roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Which housing stories captured the headlines this week? No need to guess - we've rounded up some of the most interesting for you.

Chris Boyle Wins HousingWire Women of Influence Kudos

Chris Boyle Wins HousingWire Women of Influence Kudos

Congratulations to Chris Boyle, Freddie Mac Single-Family SVP of Sales & Relationship Management, for being recognized among the housing industry's top 'Women of Influence' by HousingWire.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Whether you're buying or selling, younger or older, new-house hunting, condo shopping or renting, there's housing news of note this week for you. Check out our collection of headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

It's been a low-key week on the housing front, but we've still managed to dig through the headlines and find stories that matter. Check out our weekly summary.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

House prices are up, but some big cities still have a good supply of affordable homes. Click through for that story and more in our weekly roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Mortgage rates drop again and approach their all-time lows. Read on for more noteworthy headlines in our weekly roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The last time the homeownership rate in the U.S. hit 50% was in the 1940s. Could it happen again? That story and more in our weekly news roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

We've waded through the week's housing news so you don't have to. Here are just some of the interesting headlines we came across.

$650 Billion And Going Strong

$650 Billion And Going Strong

We're celebrating an important corporate milestone — the transfer of a significant amount of mortgage credit risk on $650 billion in unpaid principal balance of single-family and multifamily loans.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Mortgage rates hit a three-year low. Check out that story and more in this week's headline roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Some insights into the housing choices of the nation's 55+ population, a drop in mortgage rates, and a scam warning are among this week's most interesting housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

What does this week's array of economic reports tell us? This week's housing headlines offer indications.

Chris Boyle Wins HousingWire Women of Influence Kudos

Chris Boyle Wins HousingWire Women of Influence Kudos

Congratulations to Chris Boyle, Freddie Mac Single-Family SVP of Sales & Relationship Management, for being recognized among the housing industry's top 'Women of Influence' by HousingWire.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

As the weather warms, the housing market stays hot. Find out why and more: Read our weekly summary of housing news.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The Wall Street Journal has tips for retirees grappling with the question: rent or buy? Read that and other stories in our weekly summary of news from around the 'net.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Looking to buy a house in a tight market? The New York Times has some tips this week. Read our roundup for that story and other news of note.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Mortgage rates are hovering just above their lows for the year. That's great news for house hunters, and it's just one of the key media stories we're tracking this week.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

This week's housing news is a lot like a spaghetti Western: Some good, some bad, and some downright ugly. Check out our full round-up.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Low mortgage rates are helping to heat up the spring homebuying season. Check out our weekly news roundup for some of the hottest housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The 30-year mortgage rate hit its lowest mark since May 2013. That's just one of the news stories we've been tracking this week. Check out the full roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Among this week's headlines: House prices continue to rise while mortgage rates hit their lowest level in over a year. Check out our roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

We considered being all cute and cunning with our headline wrap-up this week in honor of April Fool's Day. But instead we're going to play it straight and simply say, 'Here's the news.'

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

There are just not enough affordable homes to go around – that was the focus of a number of media reports this week. Read more in our weekly headlines rundown.

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?

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Tips for young homebuyers, good news about Hispanic homeownership, and a boost in house and apartment building. You'll find all those stories in our weekly roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Thinking about refinancing? This week's roundup features a list of the top ten states where you should seriously consider it.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Among this week's headlines: An eye-opening story from the New York Times about overcrowded housing, and the physical and emotional toll it can take.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

A slew of housing and economic data came out this week. But what's it trying to tell us? Check out some key headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Didn't have time this week to check out the housing news? We've done the work for you and collected some of the most prominent media reports here.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Didn't have time this week to check out the housing news? We've done the work for you and collected some of the most prominent media reports here.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Economic reports and yet another drop in mortgage rates dominated the week's housing headlines. We've gathered up some of the highlights for you.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Another week, another drop in mortgage rates — and just in time for the spring homebuying season. Read that story and more of the week's notable housing news.

U.S. Housing Market Continues to Show Strong Improvement

U.S. Housing Market Continues to Show Strong Improvement

MiMi sees the best housing improvement in a year.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Learn about a new tool aimed at helping would-be homebuyers shop for loans. It's one of the media stories we're highlighting in this week's roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Which housing markets will be hot in 2016? Is relief from ever-rising rents in sight? Will the strong purchase market continue? Read on for insights into these questions and other top issues.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Which housing and economic issues are making headlines as 2016 gets underway? Early coverage suggests it's going to be another interesting year.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

One topic dominated the news this week: The Fed's decision to raise interest rates. You'll find that story, of course, and others making headlines in our weekly roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

In the news this week: Lots of information – some of it troubling – for renters. Check out those headlines and more in our weekly roundup.

That Apartment Property Over There? You Might Be an Investor

That Apartment Property Over There? You Might Be an Investor

Who invests in – and, therefore, technically owns – multifamily rental properties? Maybe you do, without even knowing it.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Will they or won't they? Lots of media speculation this week on whether millennials will make the leap into homeownership in 2016. That story and more in our weekly roundup.

Don't Buy Trouble When Fixing Your Credit

Don't Buy Trouble When Fixing Your Credit

A new Freddie Mac video shows why consumers who pay for a quick 'guaranteed' fix to poor credit usually end up buying a lot of trouble. Watch for tips to protect yourself.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Is another housing bubble taking shape? Hear from the experts and catch up on some of the week's other top housing news.

Building a Better Housing Finance System

Building a Better Housing Finance System

A better housing finance system that's good for the industry, investors and America's taxpayers. This is how we're doing it.

This is a Week to Watch Out for Fraud

This is a Week to Watch Out for Fraud

Freddie Mac is using International Fraud Awareness Week to alert lenders and consumers about mortgage fraud and how to report suspicious activities to Freddie Mac's fraud investigators.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

New efforts aimed at helping borrowers with HAMP modifications and stabilizing distressed neighborhoods made headlines this week. Read about them — and other housing-related news — in our Friday roundup.

NSI: Coming to a Community Near You

NSI: Coming to a Community Near You

On December 1st, local community organizations in 18 metros will be given the opportunity to review and purchase REO properties owned by Freddie Mac before they are listed for sale.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Before you shut down for the weekend, have a look at some of the housing stories we've been following this week.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Home prices are up, new home sales are down. And the age-old question – buy or rent – is on a lot of people's minds. We'll check out those stories and more in our headline round-up.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

It's been another busy week, with lots of media reports coming out of the Mortgage Bankers Association's 102nd Annual Convention & Expo. Freddie was there making some news of our own. Check it out.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Will it, or won't it? Lots of reporting this week on whether the Fed will raise rates this year. You'll find that story and more in our weekly recap.

Asking Early, Always and Often What Your Customers Want

Asking Early, Always and Often What Your Customers Want

A new Executive Perspective by Freddie Mac EVP of Single Family, Dave Lowman, zeros in on the lessons of customer service he acquired after 25 years of experience as a Freddie Mac customer.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

We try not to overload Friday's headlines recap with stories about Freddie Mac, but we've been in the news quite a bit this week. House hunters, renters, lenders – read up!

Freddie Mac Announces Relief for Eligible Borrowers, Employers, Employees in South Carolina Disaster Areas

Freddie Mac Announces Relief for Eligible Borrowers, Employers, Employees in South Carolina Disaster Areas

Borrowers whose home or place of business is in a disaster area, borrowers should immediately contact their mortgage servicer – the company to which they send their monthly mortgage payment.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

October brings cooler weather and falling leaves. This year, it's also bringing new regulations for mortgage lenders that significantly change the homebuying process. Read more in our headline round-up.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Think you know what city is the world's most expensive place to live? That's one of the takeaways from this week's batch of housing-related news.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Whether you're thinking of buying, selling, or renovating a home, there was news this week you'll want to know. Here's our recap of some of the top housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

What's hot and what's not in housing? Check out our weekly recap of some of the industry's top headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

We usually try not to boast, but we're pretty proud of this HousingWire headline: 'Freddie Mac rising; with Donald Layton at the helm, Freddie Mac surges into new territory.'

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

A wild week comes to a close, leaving us with lots of new housing and economic data to absorb. Key for house hunters: mortgage rates tumble.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Several important numbers are in. Read about them and more in this week's housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

This week brought lots of news that's helpful to consumers. Check the housing headlines on our blog to learn more.

NPL Sales: Calling All Bidders

NPL Sales: Calling All Bidders

Today Freddie Mac announced a $1.2 billion auction of deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs), and we're calling all eligible bidders.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Not all of the news is good, but if you're thinking about buying a home, you should definitely give these articles a read.

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.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Everyone selling a home wants it to go quickly. We've got some tips in this recap of the week's housing news that may give you a leg up over the competition.

June Homes Sales Interactive

June Homes Sales Interactive

With new home sales data out for June, we're currently running 86,000 home sales (non-seasonally adjusted) above the June 2013 rate keeping us on track for the best year in home sales since 2007.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Bloomberg says the housing recovery is in 'full swing.' Read what others have to say about that in our weekly headline roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

There's mostly good news for homebuyers, as the housing market continues to pick up steam. Read the stories we've collected this week.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The spring homebuying season may be behind us, but there's plenty of housing activity to report on – as this week's round-up of headlines shows.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The housing market springs to life. Whether you're looking for a home or selling one, there's a lot of valuable information in the media stories we've gathered up this week.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The Wall Street Journal asks: 'Is getting a mortgage easier than consumers think?' If you're considering buying a home, you'll definitely want to read their story. It's just one of the interesting headlines we've collected for you this week.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Mortgage rates continue to rise. That's just one of the stories we're highlighting in this week's collection of housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Some positive industry news this week: Housing is looking up, multifamily delinquencies are down, fixed mortgage rates are flat, and more.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The unofficial start of summer meant a fairly quiet week for housing news. But we found some interesting stories to share – check them out in this week’s post.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Whether you're a renter, homeowner (single-family or condo), prospective homebuyer, or mortgage servicer, we've gathered up a host of headlines you'll want to check out.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Are you thinking about buying that first home? You'll definitely be interested in some of the media stories we're following this week.

HARP Refi Extended through 2016

HARP Refi Extended through 2016

Freddie Mac is extending a successful program that has helped millions of homeowners.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The GSEs reported quarterly earnings this week. That's where a lot of our focus has been, but it's certainly not the only housing news making headlines. Read our round-up.

Moving Housing Forward

Moving Housing Forward

As reported in our 1st quarter financial results released today, we're building a better housing finance system for the nation and moving housing forward.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

New home sales are up, homeownership is down, and the Fed is feeling optimistic. What does it all mean? You'll find some answers in the news stories we've collected this week.

Yes, That's 11 Zeroes

Yes, That's 11 Zeroes

Freddie Mac Multifamily's K-Deal program reached a milestone: $100 billion in K-Deal securitizations. It's one way we're living the future of housing finance today.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Are you a credit union member? You could get a real deal on a mortgage, especially with today's extremely low mortgage rates. Check out that story and others.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Renters: Be sure to read 'Wallet Squeeze' from the Denver Post/Associated Press. It's an eye-opener, and just one of the important housing stories we're featuring this week.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Helpful hints for potential homebuyers and good news about credit availability in this week's headlines help give the spring homebuying season a good start.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

We're wrapping up another busy week with a look at some of the stories making news. There's lots of fresh housing data for number-crunchers to comb through.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

There's news of note for both home sellers and homebuyers in this week's headlines. Check out our wrap-up.

Spring Homebuying Kicks Off Best Year for Homes Sales in Seven Years

Spring Homebuying Kicks Off Best Year for Homes Sales in Seven Years

In the March edition of RealtyTrac's HousingNewsReport, Freddie Mac Deputy Chief Economist Len Kiefer outlines the top three reasons why he's optimistic about this year's spring homebuying season and 2015 home sales.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

'10 housing markets where down payments are affordable' – that's just one of the stories we're following this week. Read our wrap-up.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

With the spring homebuying season upon us, we've collected some relevant stories for potential buyers. Read on...

Two Freddie Mac Leaders Make the Top 50 Influential List

Two Freddie Mac Leaders Make the Top 50 Influential List

In an industry that is based on relationships, two of our Multifamily employees were named to Mortgage Observer magazine's third annual 50 Most Important People in Commercial Real Estate Finance list.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

What's making news these days on the housing front? Here are some of the key stories we've been following in the media this week.

Spring Forward to Buying a Home

Spring Forward to Buying a Home

The crocuses will be poking up soon, and, with the change in weather, the housing market, too, will be warming up. Our new blog series on the Spring Homebuying Season starts this week – to help you get ready to buy a home.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

'Birdman' took home the Best Picture Oscar. Has it been a winning week in housing? Check out some of the top headlines and decide for yourself.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

What impact are millennials and first-time homebuyers having on the housing market? Find out in our compilation of this week's interesting housing news.

Our Commitment in Numbers

Our Commitment in Numbers

As reported in our 4th quarter and full-year 2014 financial results released today, we continue to return value to the nation and move housing forward.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Welcome to the Valentine's week edition of our housing headlines. We can't guarantee you'll love the stories – but they're a lot cheaper than a dinner date and a dozen roses.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

From the president's housing budget to the return of the refinance market, this week's housing news has something for everyone.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

What's a 'boomerang homebuyer?' Find out in our roundup of this week's housing news.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Lower interest rates are giving the housing and mortgage markets a boost. Read all about it – and more – in this week's headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The economic recovery continues, and more Americans are feeling positive. This news and more in this week's housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

New Year's resolution: Keep up with the latest housing and economic news and trends. Start now by reading this week's housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

More homeowners are regaining their footing, and housing and economic indicators generally point in a positive direction despite a recent drop in home building. Read about these developments and more in this week's housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

In this week's housing headlines, read about what's up, what's down, what's back, and what might be next.

3% Down: Your Top Questions Answered

3% Down: Your Top Questions Answered

Get the answers to your top questions about our new 3% down mortgage.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Some key economists offer up their housing forecasts for 2015. See what they have to say and catch up on the rest of the week's housing news.

People.com Highlights Partnership to Hire Veterans

People.com Highlights Partnership to Hire Veterans

Freddie Mac VP and business technology officer Tim Snyder, a Gulf War vet, talks about the squad of veterans joining our team through the V.E.T.S. program - in a recent People.com article.

3.2 Million Have Benefitted from HARP; You Could Too

3.2 Million Have Benefitted from HARP; You Could Too

You could be one of the more than 722,000 borrowers who still have a strong financial incentive to refinance through HARP.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

For the latest on mortgage rates, home construction, and homebuilder confidence, check out our weekly collection of some of the top housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

We can't compete with a comet landing, but we still managed to collect some noteworthy housing stories making news this week here on terra firma. Here's our round-up.

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.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

A few notable housing stories managed to crack through this week's wall-to-wall election coverage. Here are some highlights.

Our Commitment in Numbers

Our Commitment in Numbers

As reported in our 3rd quarter 2014 financial results released today, we continue to return value to the nation and move housing forward.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

No tricks, but no treats either when it came to this week's housing news. Here's a look at some of the most noteworthy headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Regulators take action on multiple fronts to spur mortgage lending. What could that mean for you? Check out our headline roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Good news in this week's headlines for prospective homebuyers: Mortgage rates hit new 2014 lows.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

HousingWire shared our infographic on the growth of Hispanic ownership. We think it's an important story, and it's among the highlights in our weekly media roundup.

New Financing to Support Affordable Rental Housing

New Financing to Support Affordable Rental Housing

Freddie Mac announces a new commercial loan program for small rental properties.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Among this week's interesting housing reads, MarketWatch asks, 'Are millennial home buyers starting to make a comeback?'

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The mortgage markets struggle to find a solid footing. Read our recap of the week's housing news for that story and more.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Mortgage myths, millennial homeownership, and new maps that shed light on how minorities fared in the mortgage boom/bust. They all made headlines this week.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The Wall Street Journal's post about why renters aren't buying is generating a lot of buzz. Check it out for yourself in this week's headline roundup.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

House hunting? Mortgage rates are low and holding steady. Read more in our recap of the week's housing news.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Among this week's most interesting housing stories, there's new help ahead for military homeowners, while a renewed focus on HARP aims to bring mortgage relief to more borrowers.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Among this week's interesting reads, learn about the 'single security' and why it matters for lenders, borrowers, investors, and U.S. taxpayers.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Freddie Mac itself is in the headlines. Read what the media is saying about our second-quarter financial results and other key stories this week.

Our Commitment in Numbers

Our Commitment in Numbers

As reported in our 2nd quarter 2014 financial results released today, we continue to return value to the nation and move housing forward.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The economy grows, while mortgage rates drop. Check out those stories and more in our recap of this week's housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

From mortgage scams to cautious optimism the housing recovery will continue, we've gathered up some of the key housing stories for the week.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

There's news for homeowners, future homeowners, and renters in our roundup of some of this week's top housing stories.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

HARP gets a high-profile boost in Chicago. That's among the stories featured in our summary of the week's housing news.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Lots of economic news in this week's headlines, along with some excellent analysis on what it means for housing.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Among this week's notable housing headlines: relief for renters and an economic update from the Fed.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

On track or stalled? Experts weigh in on the economic recovery in this week's notable housing news.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Reviews from the latest housing and economic reports are mixed. Read the good and the could-be-better in this week's roundup of top housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Another week, another drop in fixed mortgage rates. See this week's housing headlines for that story and more.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Why is the housing recovery taking so long? And what does that mean for homebuyers and sellers? A lot of people are asking those questions lately – check out the week’s top headlines to see what the experts are saying.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

'Change' was a common theme running throughout much of this week's housing finance news. Here are some key stories that explain the changes underway and help put them into context.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

A dip in mortgage rates and some encouraging words from the Fed are among the stories we've been tracking this week.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

A raft of new economic data provides color on the state of the nation's housing markets – but there's little certainty about what it all means.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Noisy data and mixed signals about the economy dominate this week's housing headlines.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

The spring homebuying season is in full bloom. Our housing headlines this week feature news of note for anyone in the market for a new home.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Looking to finance a new home? Or looking for an apartment? Check out this week's notable housing headlines for some helpful information.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Read some of the key articles related to the mortgage market, the GSEs and housing.