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 one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Additional information is available at FreddieMac.com, Twitter @FreddieMac and Freddie Mac's blog.
Easterseals affiliates in Atlanta, Houston, San Diego, St. Louis, New Orleans and Mobile currently partner with Freddie Mac to provide personal money management guidance, housing counseling and workshops to employees and the clients they serve. Additionally, Easterseals is utilizing MyHome by Freddie Mac®, as a key online resource to help consumers reach their personal goals to become renters and sustainable homeowners.
Easterseals many clients and staff receive money management information using CreditSmart®, Freddie Mac’s award winning financial education curriculum, which is being supplemented with relevant content for Easterseals’ audiences. Easterseals has also created a Financial and Housing Guidance webpage with recorded webinars and downloadable resources and links Easterseals affiliates share these financial capability resources in their communities and with their staff, including offering workshops and opportunities for one-on-one financial and housing counseling.