McLEAN, VA—Freddie Mac has unveiled the details of a new program in which it will purchase and securitize small multifamily loans of $1 million to $5 million for assets that have least five apartment units. The GSE has a designated Small Balance Loan team for the production, pricing, underwriting, closing, purchasing and funding of these loans, which are expected to further expand the inventory of affordable rental housing in the US.

So far the GSE has tapped Arbor Commercial Mortgage, Greystone Servicing Corp. and Hunt Mortgage Group as lenders in the program. It is currently looking to add to that list of names, Nashwa Moussa, director at Freddie Mac tells

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