Insights from the Freddie Mac Multifamily team.
Market rate multifamily rents have been dramatically increasing in recent years as housing demand significantly exceeds available supply. In contrast, during the same period rent growth has been moderate for units with restricted rents, such as those funded by the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program.
There's a lot in the news today about Social Impact Investing – investments that make a social or environmental impact while also generating a financial return. It’s a true win-win, and at Freddie Mac Multifamily, we're happy to be at the forefront of this important movement.
More of the same! By most measures, the multifamily market will continue to grow with moderately increasing demand, with the growing population fueling the rental housing market.
How can we help solve the affordable rental housing crisis? This question is on our minds every day at Freddie Mac Multifamily.
As financiers of multifamily properties, it would be easy to think of our buildings as only bricks and mortar, but to the tenants, they're home, and to the borrowers/sponsors, they're the realization of a dream.
Rapid growth is outpacing new development in the Northwest region of the country. Here's how one deal is creating housing for many.
Find out what happened in Chicago at the Seniors Housing Workshop.
Through the first half of 2017, the economy's growth continued to support strong multifamily fundamentals, while the market continued to moderate on a national level.
The first time around can be called beginner's luck. But when something exceeds expectations twice in a row, you know you're onto something. Late last month, the Freddie Mac Small Balance Loans team held their second Loan Lab in Dallas, Texas and it was a success by all measures.
Today, we reached an important milestone in the history of Freddie Mac Multifamily securitizations - surpassing the 00 billion mark for K- and SB-Deal issuances. Read More.
A critical part of our mission is to serve families across the nation who are struggling to find decent, affordable housing. The Federal Housing Finance Agency has published our Duty to Serve Underserved Markets plan which outlines how we aim to better serve all corners of the market.