The government-backed mortgage provider had an eventful year as the U.S. housing market entered uncharted territory in 2021. Between a historically low inventory of homes for sale and soaring demand, Freddie Mac—which buys and securitizes mortgages issued by commercial lenders—was still able to help nearly 5 million families buy, refinance, or rent their homes in 2021, helping keep interest rates lower.
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