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June 11, 2021

Rental Markets Around the World with Jenny Schuetz

In this episode, Corey and Steve welcome back Jenny Schuetz, Senior Fellow within the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution. Jenny is an expert on urban economics and recently released a report titled “What the US Can Learn from Rental Housing Markets Across the Globe.” This report gathers institutional knowledge from real estate scholars who have lived and worked in these areas and gives some great insights into the way six different markets operate around the globe.

  • Chapter 1: 0:00 – Genesis of the project and broad comparisons
  • Chapter 2: 6:00 – Homeownership and rentership rates
  • Chapter 3: 11:30 – Public versus private sector, zoning, tenant relationships and other differences
  • Chapter 4: 35:30 - end – Pandemic impacts

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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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