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May 22, 2019

How Do We Close the Gap?

Each year, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) assesses rental affordability in its Gap Report. This year’s findings highlight the severe shortage of affordable housing for the lowest income renters and the resulting rental burden on households, families and their quality of life. Listen in as hosts Steve Guggenmos and Corey Aber address this complicated issue with Andrew Aurand, vice president for research at NLIHC.

Read the full Gap Report at

View NLIHC’s interactive map at

Listen to other episodes in the series.

About the Podcast Hosts

Steve Guggenmos

Steve Guggenmos
VP Research & Modeling

Steve leads multifamily research at Freddie Mac. In this role he performs research related to national and market-specific multifamily conditions. His team supports the multifamily business by developing models and quantitative approaches that determine risk-based capital allocations. The models capture loan level risks and also the benefits of the diversification and structural credit support for pools of multifamily mortgages, supporting the core business strategies of Freddie Mac Multifamily.

Corey Aber

Corey Aber
Senior Director of Mission, Policy and Strategy

Corey is the Senior Director of Mission, Policy and Strategy at Freddie Mac Multifamily. In this role, he oversees our Duty to Serve initiatives as well as research and development activities that further our support for affordable housing and underserved markets nationwide.

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