Vice President, Mike Reynolds, provides updates on the CRT programs, including performance trends and secondary market activity.

Guest speaker and Macro and Housing Economics Manager, Venkataramana Yanamandra of Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist’s Office, joins to provide insight into the housing market, inflation and economic impacts from the geopolitical environment.

Q1 2022 CRT Program Recap

  • Record quarter for Freddie Mac Single-Family CRT – $7.5 billion Q1 issuance volume
  • 8 investment grade bonds issued in Q1 2022 – $3.5 billion issued to over 80 investors in first 3 STACR transactions
  • Largest STACR transaction in program history issued –STACR 2022-DNA2
  • Highest annual Investor/(Re)insurer base in program history issuance year in program history
  • First tender offer of 2022 executed – $2+ billion tendered in STACR 2022-TO1

Housing Market Overview

  • Inflation hit 40 years high and show no signs of a slowdown – will likely remain elevated
  • Rates up 1.5% over the last year – the largest one year increase this century
  • Home prices remain high as the housing inventory shortage continues



Freddie Mac CRT Quarterly Webcast April 2022


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