Multifamily Podcast

Natural Disasters with Gina Thompson

Steve Guggenmos and Corey Aber

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Natural disasters occur throughout the year and across the country – from wildfires and earthquakes to flash floods and extreme snowstorms. In this podcast, Steve and Corey sit down with Gina Thompson, senior director of Asset Management and Operations at Freddie Mac Multifamily. This team is the first to work with servicers following natural disasters to understand the impacts at the property level.

  • Chapter 1: 0:00 - 4:04 – Background and data gathering
  • Chapter 2: 4:04 - 10:35 – Assessing the damage
  • Chapter 3: 10:38 - 14:51 – Hurricane Harvey, California wildfires and other recent examples
  • Chapter 4: 14:51 - 18:28 – Internal stakeholders and master servicers
  • Chapter 5: 18:28 - 22:13 – Addressing the damage and looking ahead

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This podcast is for informational purposes, and is not advocacy, legal interpretation, nor a statement of policy. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Freddie Mac unless explicitly stated. The views expressed by guests are their own and their appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Views and opinions expressed by Freddie Mac employees are those of the employees and do not necessarily reflect the view of Freddie Mac or any of its officials.