Original research and analysis on housing trends, the economy and the mortgage market
As the country recovers from the impact of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, we expect economic activity to bounce back in the longer term despite the... More
Zoning and other local land use regulations have increased over the last three decades, particularly in high-growth cities and metropolitan areas. More
The economic environment remains favorable for housing and mortgage markets. More
A new survey shows a majority of multifamily industry participants expect the rental housing market will continue to grow; however, some are less optimistic about the... More
Listen to the latest episode of the Freddie Mac Multifamily Podcast series. In it, the hosts define and discuss rental housing affordability. More
The macroeconomic outlook remains remarkably stable. Real GDP grew 2.6 percent (SAAR) in the second quarter, but that jump in growth just compensated for the... More
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