How Freddie Mac is addressing affordable housing challenges

Freddie Mac created its Housing Solutions team in 2020 to reduce barriers to homeownership and provide solutions to some of the nation’s toughest housing challenges.

What is the next step for NAR?

In this Q&A, Senior Real Estate Reporter Matthew Blake gives us the inside scoop on what happened at NAR’s annual conference, including the latest on the DOJ investigation.

Mortgage Tech Virtual Demo Day

Tune in to our live Virtual Demo Day on December 1st at 10am CT to experience demos from the most innovative tech companies in the Servicing, Audit and Post-Close space.

What’s next for the maligned real estate appraiser?

In this episode of Houses in Motion, a series that is part of the HousingWire Daily podcast lineup, St. Petersburg, Florida-based appraiser Francois “Frank” Gregoire discusses issues in the appraisal industry.

Awards

2020 HW Tech100 Real Estate winner: Zillow

Solving affordable housing crisis through innovation

Zillow developed and is powering a search tool that will help match local nonprofit service providers and their clients experiencing homelessness with owners of affordable vacant rental units in Seattle by using the Zillow-created tool, case managers are able to more efficiently search for affordable housing, making it easier for them to help their clients avoid homelessness. Via this tool, Housing Connector partner landlords upload housing inventory, allowing local nonprofits to find affordable housing in real-time for their clients.

  • Property owners adjust criteria or lower barriers for potential tenants in exchange for referrals and financial support
  • 35 landlords active on the platform
  • 42 nonprofit service providers active on the platform

https://www.zillow.com/

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