November 18, 2019
Though no longer considered mission-driven on the FHFA scorecard, we remain fully committed to the continued success of the Green Advantage program and its ability to create energy savings for renters and property owners and help the environment.
So, we’ve fine-tuned our Green Advantage program to focus solely on workforce housing — to make the strongest impact. To qualify for a Green Advantage loan, half the units of a property need to be affordable at workforce housing levels, using market-dependent area median income (AMI). Here are the details:
All other existing program requirements still apply. If you have any questions, please contact your Freddie Mac Relationship Manager.
Already Green? We give discounted loan pricing if the loan qualifies for Green Advantage under the new guidelines and has one of eight industry-standard green building certifications.
Additional detail is provided on the Green Advantage term sheet.
Please note: Green Advantage is not applicable to our Small Balance Loan program.
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