Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac, one of America’s biggest buyers of home mortgages, is a stockholder-owned corporation chartered by Congress in 1970 to keep money flowing to mortgage lenders in support of homeownership and rental housing. Learn more about how we make home possible.

Freddie Mac’s mission is to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the housing market.

Congress defined this mission in our 1970 charter [PDF 54K], which lays the foundation of our business and the ideals that power our goals.

Our mission forms the framework for our business lines, shapes the products we bring to market and drives the services we provide to the nation’s housing and mortgage industry. Everything we do comes back to making America’s mortgage markets liquid and stable and increasing opportunities for homeownership and affordable rental housing across the nation.

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