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JCHS Study: Multifamily Fundamentals Stay Strong, Renter Pressures Increase

The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University recently released its annual The State of the Nation’s Housing report. It’s an interesting read with plenty of useful information for those of us in housing finance.  Read More

By Steve Guggenmos
Published on July 10, 2015

Freddie Mac and Workforce Housing

You may have noticed that lately we’re talking more about workforce housing. Why? Because workforce housing is essential for our business, Freddie Mac’s mission – and for most U.S. renters.  Read More

By John Cannon
Published on July 6, 2015

Will Austin and Nashville Keep Topping the Charts?

Austin and Nashville – two great music cities, two strong economies, both with strong multifamily markets since the Great Recession.  Read More

By Steve Guggenmos
Published on June 26, 2015

International Interest in K-Deals Takes Me to Asia

I recently traveled to Asia and back — quite literally around the world — to talk to investors about investing in our multifamily securities and U.S. rental housing.  Read More

By Mitch Resnick
Published on June 23, 2015

How Will Oil Prices Impact Multifamily Housing?

With summer vacation season upon us and gas prices $1 lower per gallon than a year ago, the benefits of lower oil prices to consumers are apparent.  Read More

By Steve Guggenmos
Published on June 2, 2015

Do Rising Rents Cause Renters to Buy Homes?

Are rising rents a symptom of increasing demand for rental housing or are they the harbinger of a coming change in housing choice?  Read More

By David Brickman
Published on May 18, 2015

K-Deal Volume Hits $100 Billion

Freddie Mac Multifamily has issued $100 billion in K-Deals, transferring the vast majority of credit risk away from taxpayers and to private investors since the first modern K-Deal in June 2009. This is one way we’re living the future of multifamily rental housing finance today.  Read More

By Mitch Resnick
Published on April 27, 2015

What Will 2015 Bring For Multifamily Markets?

We just released our Multifamily economic outlook for 2015. The forecast is for another strong year, albeit at lower levels than in 2014.   Read More

By Steve Guggenmos
Published on February 27, 2015

In Case You Missed It: MBA's CREF

At the Mortgage Bankers Association's Commercial Real Estate Finance (MBA's CREF)/Multifamily Housing Convention and Expo, held February 1-4 in San Diego, we kicked off what we hope will be another spectacular year, working with our customers.   Read More

By John Cannon
Published on February 18, 2015

Our First Small Balance Loan (SBL) Funding

Freddie Mac Multifamily met another key milestone on December 18 as we announced the closings of the first two transactions originated by Greystone under our new Small Balance Loan (SBL) offering.   Read More

By Nashwa Moussa
Published on December 31, 2014

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