Relief for Homeowners and Renters
We’re extending help to millions of homeowners and renters facing financial hardships as a result of COVID-19.
Original research and analysis on housing trends, the economy and the mortgage market
In the first half of 2021, homeowners continued to take advantage of the low mortgage rates and increased home equity to refinance their properties, reducing their monthly payments and extracting equity through cash-out refinances.
This report sheds light on the mortgage readiness, i.e., future homeownership potential, of young adults aged 18-45 based on their credit characteristics. More
While the U.S economy has reached above its pre-pandemic peak with real GDP growth of over 6% annualized rate in the first two quarters of 2021, the economy still has space to grow. More
New consumer research from Freddie Mac found that the pandemic disrupted the homeownership goals of single female heads of households (SFHOHs). More
To follow up on several stories of potential appraisal bias in various news outlets, Freddie Mac kicked off a study of whether minorities are more likely to receive an appraisal value that is lower than the contract price during purchase transactions. More
One of the key changes in household composition is the increase in sole-person households. In the past 40 years, sole-person households have almost doubled in the United States. More
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