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Sweet Green for Investors and Tenants Alike

Sweet Green for Investors and Tenants Alike

Our first all-green KG-Deal does triple duty: supports affordable housing, helps the environment and provides new green opportunities for investors.

Doing More for Underserved Markets

Doing More for Underserved Markets

Find out what we're doing to preserve affordable housing and promote rural and manufactured housing in the most underserved markets.

Freddie Mac Named CAHEC Investor of the Year

Freddie Mac Named CAHEC Investor of the Year

We've made great strides since re-entering the LIHTC market and we're honored to receive the 2019 Investor of the Year Award from one of our nonprofit partners, the Community Affordable Housing Equity Corporation.

Research

Multifamily 2019 Midyear Outlook

Multifamily 2019 Midyear Outlook

In our research, we find that strong economic growth and the robust labor market continue to support the strength in the multifamily market.

Housing Supply Shortage with Mike Kingsella

Housing Supply Shortage with Mike Kingsella

How does the overall shortage of housing supply contribute to the affordability crisis?

Public Housing with Keely Stater and Kelly McElwain

Public Housing with Keely Stater and Kelly McElwain

How does Public Housing relate to educational outcomes, health partnerships and employment trends?

News Releases

Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $555 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

Freddie Mac announces the pricing of the SB65 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust....

Freddie Mac Prices $1.1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-096

Freddie Mac recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ( K Certificates ), which are backed by underlying collateral consisting of fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with predominately 10-year terms....

Freddie Mac Prices $768 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-F66

Freddie Mac recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ( K Certificates ) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with  ten-year terms. The approximately $768 million in K Certificates (K-F66...

Viewpoints

Multifamily 2019 Midyear Outlook

In our research, we find that strong economic growth and the robust labor market continue to support the strength in the multifamily market. 2018 ended much stronger than anticipated with near record absorptions and stronger rent growth compared with the prior few years.

Steve Guggenmos
Steve Guggenmos
VP Research & Modeling

Let's Go Further

Since we launched Optigo℠ earlier this year, the name that once drew many questions has become a natural part of our daily business conversation. We use it every day as we talk about the advantages of our Optigo loans, the reach of our Optigo network and the special relationship between Freddie Mac and Optigo lenders. But we still get many questions about why we created the name and what it stands for.

Peter Giles
Peter Giles
VP Production & Sales

The Diminishing Supply of Affordable Units

Recent research shows that an increasing number of multifamily units are not affordable for low- and very low-income households.

Steve Guggenmos
Steve Guggenmos
VP Research & Modeling