Adam Constantine on MLK Jr.’s impact on housing equality

During the interview, Constantine explains why the industry needs to focus on evoking intentional change rather than launching lackluster initiatives.

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Amid record-high origination volumes, mortgage fraud risk is down

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How student loan debt impact homeownership

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Awards

2020 HW Rising Star: Ajita Atreya

Freddie Mac Senior Economist

Ajita Atreya
Freddie Mac Senior Economist, Age: 35

As a senior economist in Freddie Mac’s Economic and Housing Research Group, Ajita Atreya advances Freddie Mac’s business needs and ensures its future growth with her keen research and analytical expertise. In order to help the company minimize housing risks, Atreya detects, recognizes and assesses the risk, and creates solutions that help avoid unwanted outcomes. Atreya is a highly recognized subject matter expert on the housing market. Her work, published in top academic journals and international journals, has been cited numerous times on matters including the areas of risk assessment, risk perception, behavioral economics and community resilience. At Freddie Mac, her work is published as Insights, comprehensive research studies that have a large readership and are recognized widely by industry peers. Atreya’s public-facing work has been an invaluable tool in helping educate various audiences on Freddie Mac’s value, both to the public and its investors, while also helping them understand broader issues in the economy and the housing market.

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
“‘Respect everyone’s perspective because all perspectives matter.’ The way you see the world might be completely different from how others see it and understanding others’ perspectives helps you make informed decisions – whether in business or life.”

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