How to simplify the appraisal process for everyone in today’s hot market

The housing market isn't slowing down anytime soon, and appraisers need to make sure they have the right tools to manage the high demand.

Who’s afraid of the PSPA?

Stakeholders are divided over whether, in light of proposed changes to its capital rule, the FHFA should retool its agreement with the U.S. Treasury and remove policies some say never belonged there in the first place.

Back to the Future of Mortgage Lending

This webinar will discuss what’s to come in the future of mortgage lending by analyzing past trends in the industry, evolving consumer behaviors and demographics of the industry’s production capacity.

Logan Mohtashami on jobs data and the bond market

In this episode of HousingWire Daily, Logan Mohtashami discusses what the jobs data, changes in the bond market, and the Omicron variant could mean for housing.


HW 2019 Insider: Danny Gardner

Senior Vice President of Single-Family Affordable Lending and Access to Credit Division, Freddie Mac

Danny Gardner is a key driver of Freddie Mac’s success. Gardner is responsible for fulfilling the company’s community mission to provide sustainable homeownership education and financing to families who are traditionally underserved by the market.

F2Notably, he is on the forefront of other key aspects of Freddie Mac’s business, such as overseeing delivery and performance against Single-Family Affordable Lending’s goals, Duty to Serve regulation and Access to Credit activities in the FHFA Scorecard. In 2019, Gardner has helped the GSE launch many solutions including, HomeOne, which is a low-down payment product for first-time homebuyers, as well as HomePossible, a program that allows buyers to earn credit towards funds to close. Additionally, he helped the GSE collaborate with EarnUp to develop a fintech solution that better helps buyers prepare for homeownership.

“It’s an exciting time to be a part of the mortgage industry and to participate in its evolution.  My role at Freddie Mac empowers me to bring creative ideas to the table, with the goal of reimagining the loan origination process for our clients, community partners and, ultimately,  borrowers.”

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