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Insights from the Freddie Mac Multifamily team.

When Opportunity Knocks, We Open Doors

Housing affordability is an uphill battle – but the SBL team will not be deterred.

Catherine Evans
Catherine Evans
VP SBL Underwriting

Breaking Records, Going Further

We had another outstanding year and I encourage all our lenders, servicers, investors, borrowers and staff to enjoy a quick moment of pride from all that we accomplished together.

John Cannon
John Cannon
SVP Production & Sales

There Was Nothing Small About 2018

We had another record year in 2018 – thanks to our dedicated staff, our network of top Seller/Servicers and our continually expanding investor base.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson
VP Small Balance Loan Business

Scaling New Heights in Affordable Housing

It's another record high in Targeted Affordable Housing volume. Read about 2018 highlights and how we're making a difference in communities nationwide.

David Leopold
David Leopold
VP Targeted Affordable Sales & Investments

Multifamily 2019 Outlook

In our research, we find that performance in the multifamily market remained healthy during 2018, despite high levels of new supply entering the market. We expect this trend to continue into 2019, but with more modest growth in comparison to recent years.

Steve Guggenmos
Steve Guggenmos
VP Research & Modeling

We're Green: from Origination to Securitization

Increasingly, energy and water savings are bolstering the bottom line of multifamily property owners and their tenants' budgets - and the Freddie Mac Multifamily Green Advantage® program has made this more and more possible.

Robert Koontz
Robert Koontz
SVP Multifamily Capital Markets

Meg McElgunn: Taking the Reins Out West

I know it sounds cliché, but there really is no place like home – especially one where you make home possible for others. That's what Freddie Mac is to me.

Meg McElgunn
Meg McElgunn
Senior Director, Freddie Mac SBL Production

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