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Viewpoints

Insights from the Freddie Mac Multifamily team.

Nashville: A Vibrant Stage for Targeted Affordable Housing

Nashville is a city where you feel things happening. Everywhere downtown there's music and artists on the verge of making it big. With the energy it radiates, you can't help feeling things are possible. So, Nashville was a fitting, vibrant stage for our biggest and best Annual Conference.

David Leopold
David Leopold
VP Targeted Affordable Sales & Investments

The Brightest Stars Shined in Nashville

Nashville is an incredible town, and we had an incredible turnout – over 1,500 professionals from across our industry.

John Cannon
John Cannon
SVP Production & Sales

Multifamily 2018 Mid-Year Outlook

Performance in the multifamily market remained healthy in the first half of 2018, and is expected to continue throughout the second half of 2018 and into 2019, but with continued moderation from the prior few years.

Steve Guggenmos
Steve Guggenmos
VP Research & Modeling

The Double Bottom Line

Our new Social Impact pilot uses our existing offerings in innovative ways to create and preserve affordable rental housing.

Lauren Garren
Lauren Garren
VP Production & Sales

The Cost of Missing Out on LIHTC-Program Rents

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.

Steve Guggenmos
Steve Guggenmos
VP Research & Modeling

Doing Good and Doing Well Are Not Mutually Exclusive

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.

Lauren Garren
Lauren Garren
VP Production & Sales

How Do I Envision the Multifamily Market in 2018?

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.

Steve Guggenmos
Steve Guggenmos
VP Research & Modeling

An Oasis of Inspiration in the Desert

John Cannon recaps the 2017 Customer Conference.

John Cannon
John Cannon
SVP Production & Sales

Tackling Affordable Rental Housing with Flexibility

How can we help solve the affordable rental housing crisis? This question is on our minds every day at Freddie Mac Multifamily.

Lauren Garren
Lauren Garren
VP Production & Sales

Assets, Sponsors, and Babies - Oh My!

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.

Ben Schweitzer
Ben Schweitzer
Underwriting Director, Small Balance Loans

Tower Power in the Northwest

Rapid growth is outpacing new development in the Northwest region of the country. Here's how one deal is creating housing for many.

Peter Giles
Peter Giles
VP Production & Sales

Seniors Housing Workshop-A Rousing Success

Find out what happened in Chicago at the Seniors Housing Workshop.

Steve Schmidt
Steve Schmidt
Senior Director, Seniors Housing