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On the Move in the Windy City

Something about Chicago — with its energy and bold, illuminated skyline — made it seem especially fitting for this year’s annual conference. At our biggest conference to date and my first with Freddie Mac, we focused on how multifamily is growing, changing and innovating.  Read More

By David Leopold
Published on November 2, 2015

What Women (in Multifamily) Want

Earlier this month at our Customer Conference, I had the pleasure of moderating our first ever Women in Multifamily panel discussion and networking event. I have to admit, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect since this was the first time we had done it, but WOW, what a crowd!   Read More

By Debby Jenkins
Published on October 29, 2015

New Market Outlook Sees Robust Growth Continuing

The multifamily market’s winning streak will continue for the next few years, we found in our latest research. The Multifamily Outlook Second Half 2015 reports our findings and the details behind them.  Read More

By Steve Guggenmos
Published on October 6, 2015

Our New Green Rebate Offering - Go Green and Save in More Ways Than One

We’re excited about our new initiative to promote energy efficient rental housing — and to benefit borrowers, renters and investors.   Read More

By Mitchell Resnick
Published on September 15, 2015

$1 Billion and Counting

Our Small Balance Loan (SBL) offering has reached a big milestone this week— funding more than $1 billion in loans less than one year since its launch.  Read More

By Steve Johnson
Published on September 10, 2015

Small Properties Present Big Opportunities, New Research Finds

Close to one-third of renters live in smaller properties with five to 50 units, many of which are affordable to low- and very low-income households. Given the importance of this housing segment, our latest Multifamily Research Perspectives report examines lending aimed at smaller properties...  Read More

By Steve Guggenmos
Published on July 30, 2015

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 Mitchell Resnick
Published on June 23, 2015


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