Freddie Mac predicts moderate multifamily growth

Freddie Mac’s Multifamily Outlook 2016 report predicts an overall strong year for multifamily, but notes some key factors that could affect the industry’s performance.

In an update to an earlier outlook published in January 2017, Freddie Mac Multifamily predicts in its new "Multifamily Volume and Pricing Outlook" for 2017 that total multifamily origination volume could increase by 3% to 6% this year, depending on the movements of the 10-year Treasury rate.. If the 10-year Treasury rate stays within the 2.5% range, multifamily origination volume is expected.

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Freddie Mac Multifamily is the nation’s multifamily housing finance leader. historically, nearly 90 percent of the eligible rental homes we fund are affordable to families with low to moderate incomes. Freddie Mac makes home possible for millions of families and individuals by providing mortgage capital to lenders.

The growth rate of the Freddie Mac House Price Index remained flat at 0.9 percent in the third quarter of 2018. We forecast that home prices will increase 5.1 percent in 2018 with the rate of growth moderating to 4.3 percent and 2.9 percent in 2019 and 2020, respectively.

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The threat of apartment oversupply should be held back by steady absorption rates, a modest drop in starts, employment growth, new household formations, and an overall preference toward rental housing this year. So predicts the Freddie Mac Multifamily Research Group in its new 2017 Multifamily Housing Outlook report, released on Jan. 31.

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Rents will continue to grow at current levels due to a healthy labor market and lifestyle preferences, creating demand for multifamily units. Freddie Mac predicts that multifamily originations will set another record in 2017 and 2018, but the growth rate will be slower than in the past few years.

Freddie Mac has long been active in affordable housing preservation, which the company views as fundamental to our mission, and we consistently have increased our support over the past several years. For the multifamily market, Freddie Mac offers a broad suite of products that support subsidized and unsubsidized

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