Affordable housing UMBS planned

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Affordable housing UMBS planned
Freddie Mac plans to offer at least US$3bn in single-family affordable housing bonds, including approximately US$285m in Uniform Mortgage-Backed Securities backed by loans purchased through its Home Possible programme. The Home Possible mortgage offers a 3% down payment solution, which helps very low- to low-income potential homebuyers overcome the leading barrier to homeownership: affording a down payment.

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