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July 30, 2021

2021 Midyear Outlook with Sara Hoffmann

Freddie Mac Multifamily’s 2021 Midyear Outlook report brings together data and insights into current conditions in the multifamily rental market. Sara Hoffmann, director in the Multifamily Research & Modeling team at Freddie Mac, leads the work on this report. She is back by popular demand and joins Steve and Corey to talk through economic uncertainty this past year, how this has impacted the multifamily debt market, the strong rebound in 2021, and projections for the remainder of 2021 and beyond.

  • Chapter 1: 0:00 – Market differences year-over-year
  • Chapter 2: 12:30 – Forecasts and drivers of the data 
  • Chapter 3: 20:00 – Supply and urbanization trends
  • Chapter 4: 25:00 – The end of the eviction moratorium
  • Chapter 5: 31:00 – Affordability challenges ahead

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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