Freddie Mac Statement on Duty to Serve Final Rule

McLEAN, Va. – The following statement was released today by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) and is attributed to Donald H. Layton, chief executive officer:

“We look forward to working with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and stakeholders to implement the Duty to Serve provisions. We’re proud to responsibly increase our activities involving manufactured housing, affordable housing preservation and rural housing to help more American families. This is an opportunity for the entire mortgage industry to work together to address some of the toughest issues in housing, including the distribution and availability of both mortgage financing and affordable rental housing for working families. The Duty to Serve provisions align with our mission to build both a better Freddie Mac and a better housing finance system for this country.”

Freddie Mac was established by Congress in 1970 to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the nation's residential mortgage markets. Freddie Mac supports communities across the nation by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Today Freddie Mac is making home possible for approximately one in four home borrowers and is the largest source of financing for multifamily housing. Additional information is available at, Twitter @FreddieMac and Freddie Mac's blog.

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