Items Tagged with 'Freddie Mac Multifamily'

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  • Freddie Mac invests $61 million in housing for families displaced by Hurricane Harvey, others

    Launches new LIHTC fund to provide housing for homeless individuals
    Freddie Mac, which re-entered the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit market last year for the first time in nearly 10 years, is making another investment in affordable housing. The government-sponsored enterprise announced Monday that it closed a LIHTC fund with National Equity Fund and made three investments, totaling more than $61 million.
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  • Calabria to Senate: Don’t expect any changes to GSE multifamily business

    FHFA director nominee says GSEs’ multifamily business is healthy
    While Mark Calabria could very well enact some significant changes at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac if he’s approved to serve as the next director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Calabria told a Senate panel this week that there likely won’t be any changes to the way that Fannie and Freddie operate in the multifamily space.
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  • Freddie Mac just had its biggest year ever in multifamily

    Multifamily support hits all-time high
    We already knew that Freddie Mac set an all-time record for multifamily security issuance in 2018, so it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that 2018 was the government-sponsored enterprise’s best overall year ever in multifamily. Here are more details about how the GSE got there.
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  • Freddie Mac names Deborah Jenkins head of multifamily

    Was originally set to take over on Jan. 1, 2019
    Deborah Jenkins is now officially running Freddie Mac’s multifamily business, two months ahead of schedule. Jenkins, who previously served as Freddie Mac’s senior vice president of multifamily underwriting and credit, was promoted to executive vice president and head of the GSE’s multifamily operations back in September. Jenkins was originally set to take over those roles on Jan. 1, 2019, but the GSE announced Monday that Jenkins is assuming the roles immediately.
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  • Freddie Mac continues growing multifamily business in third quarter

    Originations increase slightly in third quarter
    The multifamily gravy train kept rolling for Freddie Mac in the third quarter, with the government-sponsored enterprise continuing to increase its originations and overall portfolio. Freddie Mac reported Wednesday that its third-quarter multifamily originations increased by 2% over last year to $47 billion. Additionally, Freddie’s multifamily guarantee portfolio increased 3% from the prior quarter to $226 billion.
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  • Inside look: Freddie Mac's new affordable rent program and its effect on the multifamily market

    Here's how the new program addresses affordable housing and return on investment
    In a multifamily market struggling to stem the affordable housing crisis, Freddie Mac rolled out a new financial product for multifamily properties that is meant to keep rents affordable for 10 years. HousingWire brings you an inside look at the program, courtesy of its designers at Freddie Mac.
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  • Freddie Mac Multifamily promotes two key leaders

    Both support vision of helping house low-to-moderate income families
    “As our business continues to grow, we are developing new ways to meet the needs of the market—and new leaders to address these opportunities,” said David Brickman, executive vice president and head of Freddie Mac Multifamily, about the promotions.
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