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Changes to our Origination and Underwriting System (OUS) and our Loan Submission Templates (LSTs)
August 20, 2015 - Beginning on Sunday, August 30, you will submit Seniors Housing Loans via OUS; we also will be upgrading the LSTs from LST 2.3 to 2.4 and LST 1.6 to 1.7.
New Field Office in Ft. Lauderdale
August 19, 2015 - We opened a new field office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, putting us close to customers and properties in key Florida markets.
New Guide Bulletin Published
June 30, 2015 - Today we published a Guide Bulletin for the Freddie Mac Multifamily Seller/Servicer Guide on AllRegs®. We encourage you to read the complete Bulletin, found on our Guide Bulletins page, for full details.
Upgraded Affordability Test
June 18, 2015 - We have updated our Affordability Test to reflect a focus on workforce housing as a result of the Federal Housing Finance Administration’s recent adjustments to our 2015 Multifamily Lending Scorecard Cap.
Save the Date: Our 2015 Customer Conference, October 15-16 in Chicago
June 10, 2015 - We will be hosting our annual Customer Conference at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Updates to Seniors Housing Loan Submission Template
June 05, 2015 - We have updated the Seniors Housing Loan Submission Template (LST) to correct a few issues.
Guidelines on Potential Cap Exclusions, High Cost Areas
June 04, 2015 - FHFA recently refined their guidelines on which geographic areas are “high” and “very high
cost” — following their May announcement on the types of loans excluded from our 2015 production cap.
CREFC IRP Watchlist Criteria and Format Changes
May 28, 2015 - These changes will go into effect on June 30, 2015; we expect all Servicers participating in the Freddie Mac securitizations to adopt and adhere to the changes.
Property Reporting System Enhancements and Training
May 26, 2015 - We have increased the efficiencies of the Property Reporting System (PRS), improving the way in which Servicers report financial and inspection information on retained portfolio loans.
New Reporting Features in the Consent Request Tracker
May 26, 2015 - On June 8, 2015, we will be rolling out an updated version of the Consent Request Tracker (CRT).
2015 Regional Seller Workshops: Presentations Available
May 20, 2015 - All presentations from our 2015 Regional Seller Workshops are available for download.
Creating a Better Loan Assumption Process for Borrowers
May 04, 2015 - New resources are available to share with borrowers.
New Guide Bulletin Published
April 30, 2015 - The latest changes to the Freddie Mac Multifamily Seller/Servicer Guide
Multifamily Launches Dedicated Service Desk
April 27, 2015 - On Monday, April 27, Freddie Mac Multifamily launched the Multifamily Service Desk - a new, single point of contact for you to report your Multifamily application issues and request assistance.
Repair Requirement Updates
April 23, 2015 - Provides updates on our repair requirements.