About Freddie Mac
Freddie Mac is a stockholder-owned corporation chartered by Congress [PDF 82K] in 1970 to keep money flowing to mortgage lenders in support of homeownership and rental housing. Freddie Mac purchases single-family and multifamily residential mortgages and mortgage-related securities, which it finances primarily by issuing mortgage pass through securities and debt instruments in the capital markets.
Fannie Mae News
More Americans own homes today than at any time in history. As the leader of the housing finance system, Fannie Mae is working to expand homeownership opportunities by creating products and technologies that help more people own homes.