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Pinch Me! How it Pays to be Green

Did you know that going green can save you money?

Freddie Mac execs at the Habitat for Humanity CEO Build: CEO Donald Layton, President David Brickman, EVP of Investments and Capital Markets Mike Hutchins, EVP and Head of Multifamily Debby Jenkins and VP of Diversity and Inclusion Dominica Groom.

Giving Thanks at Habitat for Humanity CEO Build

This month, in the spirt of giving, we partnered with Habitat for Humanity and other local community leaders to celebrate Habitat NOVA's 100th family served with a CEO Build.

Strong & Steady

Strong and steady. That's how our transformation is showing up in our financial and business results.

Stability through Innovation

Learn how our transformation and innovations are creating a better, more stable housing finance system.

Quite Simply, We're Better

Freddie Mac is a much better company that has transformed significantly. Learn more about our accomplishments and milestones met over the past year.

The Nation's Rental Housing Leader, Quantified

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

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

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

Can You Skip the Property Appraisal?

You might be able to skip the traditional property appraisal. Talk to your loan officer to see if you qualify.

Habitat: "She Nailed It!"

During this month's SERVE, we continue our long tradition of working with Habitat for Humanity to create a safe and affordable place for families to call home.

Hurricane Preparedness

Texas and Louisiana just experienced the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, and already we are bracing for the impact of another powerful storm, Hurricane Irma.

Better, Stronger and Making a Difference

We've transformed into a stronger, more competitive company. In turn, this has allowed us to transform the U.S. housing finance system for the better.

How Well Do You Know Your Stars and Stripes?

Test your knowledge on all things Independence Day with our fun facts quiz.

Freddie Mac's LGBTQ Community: Proud of our Allies

Freddie Mac's LGBTQ employee resource group celebrates allies during Pride Month.

Tackling the Affordable Housing Crisis

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

Getting Better and Better

Our transformation into a more competitive company is building a better housing finance system for homebuyers, renters, lenders and taxpayers.

Two Freddie Mac Leaders on List of Most Important People in CRE Finance

Commercial Observer magazine listed Freddie Mac leaders David Brickman and John Cannon on their list of the most important people in CRE finance.

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.

Get Out Your Crystal Ball!

See what Freddie Mac has been up to lately.

Freddie Mac Is a Tech Company?

Discover why Freddie Mac is being seen as a tech company.

Serious Delinquency Rate Dips Below 1%

For the first time in nearly a decade, our single–family serious delinquency rate fell below 1%.

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.

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.

Moving Housing Forward

Our transformation into a more competitive company continues to move housing forward.

Celebrate Frederick Douglass on His 199th Birthday

Born a slave, escaped to freedom. Educated himself, became a scholar. Acted as a champion of freedom and equality for all, Frederick Douglass still is an inspiration.

Need Housing Help? Start Here

At one of the 14 Freddie Mac–sponsored borrower help centers across the country, you can get tips and tools to prepare for homeownership.

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.

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.

Celebrating Home

This holiday season, we take time to be thankful for what matters most: home and family.

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

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.

A Salute to Our Veterans

This Veterans Day, in communities across the nation, we pay special tribute to veterans and their families.

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.

Giving Rentals a Green Advantage(sm) for Working Families

Freddie Mac Multifamily's Green Advantage is a better way to harness the value that energy and water efficiency can bring to multifamily projects (lower utilities and operating costs), the working families who rent them (lower individual utility bills), and the environment where we all live.

3 Steps to 3% Down

3% down in today's market is the real deal. Today we're sharing 3 steps to a 3% down Freddie Mac Home Possible Advantage mortgage.

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.

Honoring Those Who Put Their Lives on the Line

Today ends Military Appreciation Month, but past and present Service members have Freddie Mac's support all year.

Do You Know Your Housing Lingo?

If you've just dipped your toe into the house-hunting world, it's easy to feel overwhelmed — especially when everyone seems to be speaking an unfamiliar language.

Putting Together a Homebuying Dream Team - Part 2

The last two positions for your dream team of home buying professionals are critical for catching costly issues early and avoiding legal complications when its time to close.

Putting Together a Homebuying Dream Team - Part 1

A dream team of home buying professionals can help you save time and money by catching costly issues early and avoiding legal complications in the closing.

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.

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?

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.

Moving Housing Forward

See how our work to build a better Freddie Mac and a better housing finance system is moving housing forward.

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.