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About Freddie Mac
Founded By Congress in 1970 to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the U.S. housing market.
Corporate Headquarters McLean, VA with regional offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and New York
Employees 5,400
CEO Donald H. Layton
Stock Trading Market OTCQB (Symbol: FMCC)
Business Lines
President Obama's Making Home Affordable Program
  • Participant in helping homeowners with Freddie Mac-owned mortgages to refinance or modify their mortgages
  • Compliance agent for foreclosure avoidance activities
Regulation & Oversight
  • Regulated by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) for safety and soundness, and mission; FHFA placed Freddie Mac into conservatorship in September 2008
  • Statutory and FHFA-directed capital requirements (currently suspended during conservatorship); Treasury providing additional capital as needed to maintain positive net worth
  • Regulated by HUD for fair lending issues
  • U.S. Department of Treasury has approval authority over issuances of notes, debentures, unsecured debt obligations and new types of mortgage-related securities
Community Investments
  • Community investments create and preserve affordable housing, prevent foreclosures, and strengthen communities.
Housing Market Support - First Quarter Ending March 31, 2016
Liquidity Provided to Market* $87 billion
Number of Homes Financed
  • 137,000 single-family home purchases
  • 176,000 single-family refinancings
  • 209,000 units of multifamily rental housing
Credit Quality of 2015 Loans
(weighted average)
  • 750 average FICO
  • 74% OLTV
Borrowers Who Avoided Foreclosure
Percent Who Retained Their Home
  • 19,000
  • 89%
Single-family Delinquency Rate 1.20%
Multifamily Delinquency Rate .04%
Selected Financial Data – First Quarter Ending March 31, 2016
Net Income (loss) $(354) million
Comprehensive Income (loss) $(200) million
Senior Preferred Stock Purchase Agreement

Cumulative Treasury Draw Request
Cumulative Dividend Paid

  • $71.3 billion
  • $98.2 billion
Mortgage-Related Investments Portfolio $340 billion

Updated: May 3, 2016

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