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Freddie Mac Multifamily Green AdvantageSM

Better Pricing, Larger Proceeds, Energy Savings

Go for the Green Advantage—and Save!

Term Sheet

Green AssessmentSM
Green Assessment PlusSM
Green UpSM
Green Up PlusSM
Green
Certified
C-PACE
Consent
Green
Rebate

We make it easy to be green! In addition to saving energy and water, with our Green AdvantageSM suite of offerings, you may also qualify for better pricing and higher proceeds.

Whether energy-saving improvements are planned for a new acquisition or refinance—or if the property is already green certified—you can save.

Green Advantage works with our Conventional, Targeted Affordable and Seniors Housing products.

Going Green?

Just choose which path works for you – Green UpSM, or Green Up PlusSM for even more funding. When you commit to reduce energy or water consumption by at least 15%, you may get better pricing and more funding to make these enhancements.

Green AssessmentSM

Get a Green AssessmentSM, a straight-forward property analysis to show borrowers how they can save energy or water by making property improvements.

We reimburse up to $3,500 of the cost of the report when the borrower closes a loan with Freddie Mac.


Green Assessment PlusSM

Get a Green Assessment PlusSM, a highly-detailed property analysis based on an ASHRAE level 2 energy audit.

We reimburse up to $3,500 of the cost of the report when the borrower closes a loan with Freddie Mac.





Green UpSM

Green UpSM. Borrowers who commit to making improvements based on the Green Assessment and are able to save 15% in energy or water usage get:

  1. Better pricing
  2. More funds: We’ll underwrite up to 50% of projected energy savings

Green Up PlusSM

Green Up PlusSM. Borrowers who commit to making improvements based on the Green Assessment Plus and are able to save 15% in energy or water usage get:

  1. Better pricing
  2. More funds: We’ll underwrite to 75% of expected energy savings

Vendor List

Vendor Requirements

Utility Information Resources

Already Green?

Green Certified. We give discounted loan pricing for properties that have affordable rental units with any of the following eight industry-standard green building certifications.

  1. EarthCraft, Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association & South Face
  2. ENERGYSTAR® for Multifamily, EPA
  3. ENERGYSTAR® for Qualified Multifamily High-Rise, EPA
  4. Green Communities, Enterprise Community Partners
  5. Green Globes, Green Building Initiative
  6. GreenPoint Rated, Build It Green
  7. LEED, US Green Building Council
  8. National Green Building Standard (NGBS), Home Innovation Research Labs

Seller/Servicers should:

  1. Speak to their Freddie Mac representatives.
  2. Complete our Affordability Test and select the relevant certification.
  3. Provide evidence of certification as part of the loan submission to receive our best quote.

Green Rebate

Borrowers who do not pursue any other Green Advantage options can receive $5,000 from Freddie Mac for delivering an EPA ENERGYSTAR® Score.

Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Financing Consent

Freddie Mac Multifamily can grant consent for Commercial PACE financing from qualifying Commercial PACE programs on loans in our retained portfolio. Additional requirements may apply. Check with your Freddie Mac representative for details.

 

 


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