MAR 4, 2020
Research and Analysis
Depending on what state you live in, you may find your house-hunting options quite limited.
SEP 4, 2019
Ready to sign the lease on your first "adult" home? As a renter, you have both rights and responsibilities, here are three things you should review with your landlord before signing.
AUG 28, 2019
For recent graduates, where you'll live is probably top of mind. To help you get started on your rental journey, here are a few questions to think about.
AUG 13, 2019
Research and Analysis
Housing affordability is a challenge impacting over half of today's renters and homeowners.
MAR 25, 2019
Don't see the difference between a high-rise and a mid-rise? We're breaking down various types of multifamily properties you may encounter in rental housing.
MAR 15, 2019
Did you know that going green can save you money?
JAN 9, 2019
The excitement of buying a new home is frequently followed with the dread of having to move. We've put together some tips to make your move as seamless as possible.
SEP 21, 2018
Don't know a garden-style apartment property from a walk-up? Learn about the different types of multifamily rental housing.
JUL 27, 2018
We took our innovative Multifamily Small Balance Loan Lab pop-up to the Big Apple for a high-energy morning of closing deals.
APR 6, 2018
Renters say that affordability will dictate whether they will continue renting in the future.
FEB 20, 2018
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.
FEB 8, 2018
2017 was a record-setting year for our rental housing business, Freddie Mac Multifamily.
NOV 17, 2017
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.
OCT 23, 2017
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.
SEP 13, 2017
Freddie Mac is working to meet the growing need for seniors housing. We provide financing so specialized facilities can be built, improved and maintained.
JUL 28, 2017
Manufactured homes are an affordable option for many people, especially in rural areas. Our support for manufactured housing communities helps keep them that way.
JUN 8, 2017
Freddie Mac surpassed a major milestone this week — and you're the winner.
MAY 17, 2017
As demand for affordable rental housing continues to increase, our nation's supply is not keeping up.
APR 6, 2017
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.
FEB 28, 2017
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.
FEB 22, 2017
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.
JAN 31, 2017
Whether you're moving across town or across the country, you'll need to budget for the cost of transporting yourself and everything you own to a new home.
NOV 21, 2016
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.
NOV 15, 2016
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.
OCT 18, 2016
Research and Analysis
Baby Boomers comprise one-quarter of the population but own two-thirds of the housing wealth. Their decisions will reshape our housing market in the coming years. Freddie Mac's chief economist uses our latest survey results to bust some myths about 55+ homeowners and renters.
OCT 4, 2016
Here's vital information to help you compete for an apartment in today's rental market and also protect your rights, interests, and security deposit when you get ready to sign the lease.
SEP 28, 2016
The size of the average new American apartment is off about 7 percent since 2009, says a new analysis from RCLCO, a real estate consulting group based in Bethesda, MD.
AUG 9, 2016
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.
JUL 28, 2016
Here's what it took to keep 1400 apartments in 15 buildings affordable to seniors and low-income families in San Francisco.
JUL 20, 2016
The first half of 2016 was a showcase of creative solutions, out-of-the-box thinking, strong relationship building, and tangible business results. Here are just a few examples of how Freddie Mac Multifamily has been moving rental housing forward since January.
JUN 20, 2016
We're celebrating an important corporate milestone — the transfer of a significant amount of mortgage credit risk on 50 billion in unpaid principal balance of single-family and multifamily loans.
MAR 10, 2016
Are you feeling the pinch brought on by the severe shortage of affordable rental housing? Freddie Mac Multifamily feels your pain — and we're working to help ease it.
MAR 7, 2016
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.
FEB 16, 2016
Research and Analysis
The number of apartments added to the market hit a 27-year high in 2015; however, most of the new units were rented quickly and the market remained tight. According to the Freddie Mac Multifamily Outlook 2016, it'll be a similar story in 2016.
FEB 4, 2016
More than 650,000 renter households across more than 3,500 apartment properties nationwide will benefit from the 7.3 billion in financing that Freddie Mac Multifamily delivered to the market last year. True to our mission, we contributed to every corner of the multifamily rental housing market.
JAN 20, 2016
Living with roommates looks like fun on TV. But it can be trickier in real life. Around one-third of working-age adults share an apartment with someone they aren't related to, and could they tell you stories about their experiences!
JAN 13, 2016
It's official: Freddie Mac Multifamily is the leader in U.S. multifamily housing finance for the first time, providing total funding of 7.3 billion in 2015. This achievement represents important contributions to every corner of the multifamily market – including supporting affordability for those who need it most.