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Customer News

Mission-Driven Mapping

Check out our new LIHTC mapping tool — and see how and where we're investing in the nation's affordable housing and strengthening communities.

New Purchase Caps, Same Affordable Mission

New Purchase Caps, Same Affordable Mission

Learn more about what the upcoming quarters hold for our business.

In Guam: Our First Affordable Housing Investment

In Guam: Our First Affordable Housing Investment

We work hard to serve every corner of the U.S. rental housing market. So we are proud to make our first $30 million affordable housing investment on the island of Guam.

Research

California Community Development with Mary Kaiser

California Community Development with Mary Kaiser

40 million residents, rural and urban landscapes, and homelessness. Just a few of the factors in California's affordability crisis.

Diminishing Affordability with Kevin Burke

Diminishing Affordability with Kevin Burke

A lot of people think about rental affordability as a big city issue. So what is the correlation between population growth and affordability?

Natural Disasters with Gina Thompson

Natural Disasters with Gina Thompson

What are the impacts of natural disasters on the multifamily housing market?

News Releases

Freddie Mac Prices $691 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-LU2

Freddie Mac recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ( K Certificates ), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $691 million in K Certificates (K-LU2...

Freddie Mac Prices $489 Million Multifamily KG-Deal, K-G02

Freddie Mac recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ( K Certificates ), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $489 million in K Certificates (K-G02...

Freddie Mac’s New Duty to Serve Mapping Tool Helps Lenders and Investors Create and Preserve More Affordable Housing Across the Country

Freddie Mac Multifamily today unveiled a new mapping tool to help lenders identify investment opportunities in underserved markets throughout the country. The mapping tool, which is part of Freddie Mac’s Duty to Serve Plan, synchronizes...

Viewpoints

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

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