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Our Company: Strength in Stability

Strength in Stability

Through good times and bad, we spent the last 50 years making home possible more than 80 million times. As we look ahead to the next five decades, our mission of liquidity, stability and affordability is even more important.

Our COVID–19 Response

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are taking action to protect our customers, employees, homeowners and renters nationwide.

Helping Homeowners and Renters

We are extending support to millions of owners and providing guidance to renters facing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19.

Providing Assistance to Lenders and Servicers

We are providing help to our customers in both our Single-Family and Multifamily businesses.

Ensuring Business Continuity

We are taking action to ensure we can continue to fulfill our mission of providing liquidity, stability and affordability to the U.S housing market.

Educating the Community

We are providing information to help Americans navigate their housing situation during the pandemic.

Making an Impact

In the first quarter of 2020 we reported comprehensive income of $0.6 billion, demonstrating our continuous support of the housing market through all economic cycles.

Building for the Next Fifty Years

We’re focused on being a well-run, world-class, company – meeting the needs of our customers and business partners, while ensuring a safe and efficient market.

Championing Consumer Education

April 2020

The redesigned MyHome? by Freddie Mac website provides homebuyers, homeowners and renters with essential information and tools to support owner and renter success in good times and in bad.

Relief for Homebuyers and Renters

March 2020

Freddie Mac announced unprecedented relief for borrowers, renters, lenders and other industry participants who have been directly affected by COVID-19.

Uniform Mortgage-Backed Security Goes Live

June 2019

Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae To-Be-Announced MBS markets merged into a single $4 trillion market. Tremendous trading volume increases liquidity, potentially lowering costs for homebuyers.

Celebrating 10 Years of the K-Deal

June 2019

Ten years ago, Multifamily launched its flagship K-Deal, a pioneering credit risk transfer (CRT) securitization that has fundamentally changed the way the multifamily housing market is funded. To date, we have transferred risk on nearly $400 billion of multifamily mortgages through K-Deals and other CRT executions.

Single-Family Brings Self-employed Underwriting into the Digital Age

March 2019

Loan Product Advisor?’s asset and income modeler (AIM) is the only fully AUS-integrated income and asset assessment solution covering both W-2 and self-employed borrowers. In addition to minimizing risk, AIM is faster for lenders, easier for borrowers and provides greater transparency for investors.

$50 Billion Home Possible Mortgage Milestone

November 2018

In less than four years, Home Possible?, our 3% down payment mortgage option, helped make homeownership a reality for more than 272,000 low- to moderate-income families – with nearly 80% of these loans supporting first-time homebuyers.

Single-Family Announces CHOICE Mortgage Offerings

November 2018

To expand affordable housing opportunities, we announced GreenCHOICE℠ supporting energy efficiency financing and CHOICEHome℠ offering conventional financing for manufactured housing. In 2019, we added CHOICERenovation℠, to support financing of home renovations, repairs and improvements in a single-close transaction.

Single-Family $1 Trillion Credit Risk Transfer Milestone

June 2018

In just five years, Freddie Mac has changed the way the residential housing market is funded – shifting credit risk away from taxpayers, creating new opportunities for investors and strengthening the market.

Historically Low Multifamily Serious Delinquency Rate

May 2018

Due to strong underwriting practices, Multifamily’s serious delinquency rate remains near zero.

Freddie Mac Re-enters the LIHTC Equity Market

November 2017

Our Low-Income Housing Tax Credit equity investments help keep affordable rental housing in reach for low- and very low-income households, many of whom live in historically underserved markets. At year-end 2019, our LIHTC equity investments totaled $1 billion.

Single-Family Serious Delin­quency Rate Dips Below 1%

January 2017

Freddie Mac's Single-Family book of business is more than 99% current, thanks to Loan Product Advisor? – our backbone for safe and sound underwriting.

Multifamily Launches Green Advantage?

August 2016

Freddie Mac Multifamily introduces options for financing green improvements, helping to lower operating costs for building owners and utility costs for renters.

Freddie Mac Earns Three Prestigious Securitization Awards

May 2016

For the second consecutive year, our STACR? debt notes have been named "RMBS Deal of the Year" by GlobalCapital. Freddie Mac also earned top honors for Best Overall Securitization Issuer and Best RMBS Issuer.

New Milestone for Rental Housing Financing

December 2015

Freddie Mac provided $47.3 billion to finance more rental housing than ever - with more than 90% of the units affordable to low- and moderate-income families. In 2019, Freddie Mac’s multifamily production volume reached $78.4 billion, as the overall market grew from $250 billion to $390 billion.

Single-Family Introduces Loan Advisor Suite

October 2015

Loan Advisor Suite?’s leading array of digital tools makes delivering quality loans to Freddie Mac simpler, more efficient and more reliable for lenders.