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Here you will find thought-provoking insights from our leadership, recent news coverage and links to pages that contain our original multifamily industry research and investor data.



  • Small Balance Loans
    July 24, 2015
    Our in-depth research and analysis into the SBL market’s size, underwriting, risk factors, and historical loan performance highlight ways in which the market is similar to our conventional business and how it differs.
  • "A Little Bit Country, a Little Bit Rock 'n' Roll”
    June 24, 2015
    How will key market drivers and new multifamily housing supply affect forecasts for apartment rents and vacancies in Austin and Nashville?
  • 100 Billion Reasons to Celebrate
    April 27, 2015
    EVP David Brickman talks about a milestone on the path to the future.
  • 2015 Multifamily Housing Outlook
    February 27, 2015
    The Multifamily housing outlook and short video highlight that 2015 be another strong year for the industry.
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  • Keep Calm and Carry On
    February 23, 2015
    The current high level of market liquidity – a hot topic at recent industry conferences – is a sign of the market’s health, not a red flag.

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  • K-Deal Securitization Program
    April 2015
    How do K-Deals reflect the future of housing finance today? By transferring risk and attracting private capital.
  • Rental Affordability and Targeted Affordable Housing
    June 2014
    Finding an affordable apartment is a challenge for a growing number of renters. Our Targeted Affordable Housing business delivers mission-critical support for subsidized lower-income housing.
  • Our Market Contributions
    April 2014
    The rental housing market relies on Freddie Mac Multifamily to provide support nationwide. See how we've been doing.
  • Multifamily Market Impact Analysis
    December 2013
    How would the multifamily rental housing market be affected by the removal of government guarantees? Read highlights of the research paper prepared by Freddie Mac and several independent experts.
  • Multifamily Business Primer
    October 2013
    Want to know more about our Multifamily business and contributions to U.S. rental housing? Here's a closer look.
  • 5 Things to Know About Multifamily
    September 2013
    If you're not familiar with Freddie Mac Multifamily, here's a quick primer.

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Original Research

Freddie Mac Multifamily conducts original research and analysis on a variety of industry topics.
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Freddie Mac Multifamily provides regular updates of our Loan Performance Dataset.
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