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  • Event
    July 22 – July 24
    2024 Texas Housing Conference Austin, Texas
    Freddie Mac Attendees:Catherine Evans, Vice President, Underwriting & Credit (LIHTC, TAH, SBL)
    Elizabeth Lawson, Senior Underwriting Director, TAH
    Michael Roberts, Senior Underwriting Director, TAH
    David Bain, Underwriting Director, TAH
    Gavin Richardson, Senior Production Manager, TAH
    Naureen ‍Dhanani, Senior Production Manager, TAH
    Christopher Osborn, Production Manager, TAH
    Kentez Montgomery, Senior Producer, TAH
    Justin Dailey, Senior Producer, TAH
    Rebekah Benz, Senior Producer, TAH
    Daniel ‍Herrera, Senior Associate, TAH
    Christopher Williams, Senior Associate, TAH
    Matthew Russell, Manager, Loan Pricing
    Peter Freeman, Associate General Counsel, Multifamily Real Estate
  • Event
    July 25 – July 28
    Diversity in Commercial Real Estate Conference New York City, New York
    Freddie Mac Speakers:Lawrence Washington, Senior Director, Underwriting & Credit (RDC)
  • Event
    September 9 – September 11
    Travois Indian County Affordable Housing & Economic Development Conference Seattle, Washington
    Freddie Mac Attendees:Gabrielle Marine, Production Analyst, LIHTC Investments
  • Event
    September 23 – September 25
    2024 ACAMS Conference Las Vegas, Nevada
    Freddie Mac Attendees:Erlita Shively, Vice President, Counterparty Risk & Compliance
    Alicia McCartney, Director, Servicer Compliance
    Steven Cato, Director, Multifamily Audit
  • Event
    September 23 – September 25
    2024 NIC Fall Conference Washington, D.C.
    Freddie Mac Attendees:Kathy Ryser, Senior Director, Seniors Housing Underwriting & Credit
    Benjamin Barash, Manager, Seniors Housing Underwriting & Credit
    Andrew Jachna, Senior Underwriter, Seniors Housing Underwriting & Credit
  • Event
    October 7 – October 9
    2024 NMHC Student Housing Conference Las Vegas, Nevada
    Freddie Mac Attendees:Patrick Wallace, Director, Underwriting & Credit
    Laura Sivak, Senior Manager, Asset Management
  • Event
    October 16 – October 18
    AHIC Fall Affordable Housing Summit Atlanta, Georgia
    Freddie Mac Attendees:Catherine Evans, Vice President, Underwriting & Credit (LIHTC equity, TAH, SBL)
    Chris Weber, Senior Production Manager, LIHTC Investments
    Sam Wheeler, Production Associate, LIHTC Investments
    Gabby Marine, Production Analyst, LIHTC Investments
  • Event
    October 21 – October 24
    OFN Annual Conference Los Angeles, California
    Freddie Mac Speakers:Ryan Sherriff, Production Manager, TAH
  • Multifamily Process Overview

    Walk through the Freddie Mac Multifamily production and underwriting processes and how they contribute to our mission.
  • Organizational Chart Overview

    Get an overview of the organizational chart process and insight into the factors that impact the org structure.
  • Production and Pricing Overview

    Learn more about specific products and the pricing process, including the quote sheet, servicing fee schedule and rate-lock.
  • Multifamily Appraisals 101

    This primer covers important processes and requirements to support those working on Multifamily appraisal reports.
  • TAH Prescreen Submission

    You'll learn best practices around the TAH prescreen submission process necessary to receive a quote on a new loan opportunity.
  • TAH Product Basics

    In this module, you'll learn the basics about the various affordable products Freddie Mac Multifamily offers.
  • TAH Underwriting Basics

    Walk through the TAH underwriting process from start to finish in this module.
  • Know Your Customer

    Know Your Customer (KYC) is an important concept. Learn what it is and how to best complete an organizational chart with this module.
  • Currently there are no upcoming webinars for this business line. Visit Optigo Academy to access self-paced learning courses instead.

  • Loan Submission Template

    Learn about specific items within the Loan Submission Template (LST) as they apply to Freddie Mac Seniors Housing. Topics include some items found in the Rent Roll tab and the Occupancy by Acuity tab.
  • Seniors Housing Medicaid Analysis

    Make your loan submissions smoother by including the correct information and calculations for properties that include Medicaid units.
  • NIC Market & Inventory Analysis

    Review the property comparable submission. Topics include rental and sales comparables, occupancy and construction/pipeline.
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities with Entrance Fee

    Learn about Continuing Care Retirement Communities and common factors for consideration when sizing and underwriting loans for these properties.
  • Quote Request Submissions

    Get best practices on submitting a quote to the Freddie Mac Seniors Housing Team.
  • Q-Deal Servicer Curriculum

    This curriculum gives Q-Deal servicers a detailed overview of how to service Freddie Mac Q-Deals. It covers hot topics and best practices on borrower consents, surveillance, legal, insurance, special servicing, loan servicing and compliance.
  • Optigo Fraud

    Walk through the most current Freddie Mac Multifamily Seller/Servicer Guide requirements and consider case study scenarios related to fraud. We encourage all in the Optigo® network to complete this module.
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