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Learn the latest on our business and gain market insights from our leading-edge research.

Customer News

New Refinance Test Effective December 5

A new Refinance Test is available. Read more to see the changes.

Green Goes Full Force — for Workforce

Green Goes Full Force — for Workforce

We’ve fine-tuned our Green Advantage program to focus solely on workforce housing — to make the strongest impact.

Bringing Our Veterans Home

Bringing Our Veterans Home

Veterans Village Las Vegas provides vets and their families a place to live, a community and hope for a better future.

Research

Shining a Spotlight on Underserved Markets in 2019

Shining a Spotlight on Underserved Markets in 2019

The challenges of providing affordable housing are far-reaching and persistent. Freddie Mac's three-year Duty to Serve plan describes how we will help increase rental and homeownership opportunities...

Affordable Housing in High Opportunity Areas

Affordable Housing in High Opportunity Areas

High opportunity areas are found all over the country and are home to roughly 18% of the population. In this Duty to Serve report, we look at three properties to better understand local efforts and successes in developing affordable housing in high opportunity areas.

Manufactured Housing Resident-Owned Communities

Manufactured Housing Resident-Owned Communities

Although the MHROC market is quite small, it plays an important role for residents in these areas.

News Releases

Freddie Mac Prices $599 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-C07

Freddie Mac recently priced a K-C Series offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ( K Certificates ), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $599 million in K Certificates...

Freddie Mac Research Shows What It Takes to Offer Affordable Housing in High-Cost, High Opportunity Markets

Freddie Mac released a Duty to Serve white paper detailing how unique financing structures allowed for affordable...

Freddie Mac Prices $1.2 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-101

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 predominantly 10-year terms....

Viewpoints

Don’t Stop Believing - 5 Years of SBL

The official start of the Small Balance Loan (SBL) program at Freddie Mac preceded me by about 5 months.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson
VP Small Balance Loan Business

Clear Direction, Bright Future – Optigo 2019

2019 started as a year of change and uncertainty – and we appreciate that these twists and turns were a challenge for all of you, too. But our agility served us well, and now that the fog has lifted, we have a clear strategy forward.

Richard Martinez
Richard Martinez
SVP Production & Sales

Strong and Steady - and Even Better

We've proved that our servicing standard is strong and steady - but adaptable to the changing multifamily lending environment. Find out how we're always raising the bar.

Leanne Spies
Leanne Spies
SVP Asset Management and Operations