Freddie Mac News Release Archive

Freddie Mac Adds New Multifamily Credit Risk Transfer Capability

Inaugural $52 Million Offering Supports Targeted Affordable Rental Housing MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 16, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) is expanding its efforts to sell to private investors a portion of the credit risk on certain multifamily mortgage loans backing targeted affordable... More

Freddie Mac Announces Intent to Sell Fourth STACR Offering This Year

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 13, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces its intent to sell its fourth offering this year of Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes, pending market conditions. Through the award-winning and innovative STACR program, Freddie Mac transfers a port... More

Mortgage Rates Reach New 2016 Lows; 30-Year at 3-Year Low

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 12, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling for the third consecutive week following disappointing April employment data. Mortgage rates are at their... More

Freddie Mac Announces Second NPL Transaction of 2016

Sale Features One $135 Million Pool MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 12, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a $135 million non-performing loan (NPL) transaction, an auction of seasoned non-performing residential whole loans. The NPLs are currently serviced by JP Morgan Chase Bank... More

Freddie Mac Prices $238 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J04

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 11, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $2... More

Mortgage Rates Back Near 2016 Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 5, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling following the Fed's decision to stand pat last week, and other negative economic data. Mortgage rates are... More

Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-F16

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 5, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly 10-year terms. The approximately $1 billion in K Certificates (K-F16 Cert... More