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June 14, 2019

Preserving Public Housing through RAD

Over the years, the United States has grappled with how to provide housing for those with low and extremely low incomes. Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) was created to help preserve and finance improvements to existing public housing units through both public and private investment. Listen in as hosts Steve Guggenmos and Corey Aber discuss the history and components of RAD with Tom Davis, Director of the Office of Recapitalization Program at HUD.

  • Chapter 1: 0:00 - 3:35 – History of public housing programs
  • Chapter 2: 3:35 - 7:02 – Overview of RAD
  • Chapter 3: 7:02 - 26:08 – Component 1 of the RAD program
  • Chapter 4: 26:08 - 49:57 – Component 2 for other multifamily rental assistance programs

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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