Insights from the Freddie Mac Multifamily team.
Seniors Housing Underwriting Adapts to Market Shifts
Kathy Ryser, Senior Underwriting Director
In challenging markets, Freddie Mac’s mission-driven role is particularly critical, and we are committed to serving as a countercyclical provider of liquidity, stability and affordability in a housing market that meets the complex needs of some of our country’s most vulnerable residents – older adults.
Enhancing Our Focus on Property Due Diligence
William Buskirk, Senior Vice President, Multifamily Chief Operating Officer
Over the last year, what has caught my attention, and that of our leadership, is the shared responsibility to prioritize sustainability in terms of property maintenance and safety. This all centers on the fundamental importance of property due diligence.
2023 Multifamily Midyear Outlook
Sara Hoffmann, Director, Multifamily Research
Through the first half of 2023, the multifamily market appears to be returning to a more normal seasonal pattern, although slightly weaker than the years leading up to the pandemic. The economy is maintaining positive momentum, but the higher interest rates, declining property values, and lack of price agreement between sellers and buyers have led to slowing multifamily origination volume.