Perspectives

Insights into the topics and trends that are transforming the housing industry

What Will 2020 Bring for the Housing Market?

Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist addresses key topics including mortgage rates, home prices, home sales, housing supply, and affordability.

Sam Khater
Sam Khater
Vice President and Chief Economist, Economic & Housing Research

The Best Credit Risk Management Strategy: Verified Data

Working in the housing market can often be about big numbers.

Terri Merlino
Terri Merlino
SVP & Chief Credit Officer, Single-Family Business

Optigo Further – The Future of Multifamily Finance

At this year’s Optigo conference more than 1,000 lenders, borrowers, dealers and investors joined together to network with peers, share their thoughts on the multifamily industry, and learn about Freddie Mac’s path forward.

Deborah Jenkins
Deborah Jenkins
EVP Head of Multifamily Business

Transcript: Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman Discusses Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results

More so than any time in the past 11 years, we at Freddie Mac believe our fate is in our own hands.

David Brickman
David Brickman
CEO

Our LIHTC Equity Investments Came Just in the Nick of Time

Analysis predicted tax reform would slash affordable housing investment. Our $500 million boost may be one reason that never happened.

David Leopold
David Leopold
VP Multifamily Affordable Housing Production

Transcript: Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman Discusses Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

We remain in excellent financial health and we are fully supporting our mission of providing liquidity, stability and affordability to the rental and home purchase markets.

David Brickman
David Brickman
CEO

Our Next Chapter

As CEO of Freddie Mac, my top priority is to capitalize on our transformation and bring us into the next chapter.

David Brickman
David Brickman
CEO

Investing in Greener Multifamily Housing

Our Green Advantage program, which requires borrowers to make energy and water efficiency improvements, has financed more than 450,000 homes across more than 1,600 properties.

Peter Giles
Peter Giles
Vice President, Production & Sales

Single Security Initiative Transforms the Nation’s Housing Finance System

The U.S. housing finance system changed significantly this week as the Uniform Mortgage-Backed Security went live, merging Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae To-Be-Announced markets into one market.

Mark Hanson
Mark Hanson
SVP Securitization

Working Together to Reduce Barriers and Raise Hope

Every generation puts their mark on this country. From the Greatest Generation to the Summer of Love to Silicon Valley, our country’s consciousness is continually shaped and reshaped by people and events.

Danny Gardner
Danny Gardner
SVP Single-Family Affordable Lending and Access to Credit

Helping Homeowners When They Need it the Most

Freddie Mac is pursuing big ideas to change the landscape of servicing for each loan that our clients see in their loan portfolio—down to the smallest detail. This will be a collective effort to transform the servicing landscape.

Yvette Gilmore
Yvette Gilmore
VP Single-Family Servicer Performance Management

Transcript: Freddie Mac CEO Donald H. Layton Discusses First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Freddie Mac is now a well-run financial institution that produces good earnings without undue volatility, steadily reducing the taxpayers’ exposure to our risks and fulfilling our Congressionally-mandated mission.

Donald H. Layton
Donald H. Layton
CEO*