Affordable Housing Preservation
Leading the way in affordable housing preservation
To fulfill our mission of affordable housing, we are working with our stakeholders and partners to drive positive change. Together, we’re investing in affordable, sustainable homeownership and rental options. We’re also supporting efficiency, resiliency, and rehabilitation to preserve and improve the availability of affordable housing across the country.
Our work helps more families find affordable homes — and stay in them longer. Our Single-Family and Multifamily teams collaborate with industry stakeholders to innovate solutions for today's market.
View the comprehensive 2022-24 plan and specific sections:
Innovating to increase affordability: MH Advantage® in a CLT
MH Advantage-eligible homes combine the affordability of manufactured homes with the durability and features of site-built homes, making them a perfect fit for affordable housing projects. See how Land Home Financial Solutions worked with the Housing Land Trust (HLT) of Sonoma County and other partners to make homeownership even more attainable by using MH Advantage homes in a recent development.
What’s new in affordable housing
An analysis of six strategies to stabilize neighborhoods
This report examines policy interventions used to stabilize or revitalize housing markets in low- and middle-income neighborhoods.Read the Report
How homebuyers and homeowners may make their homes more energy efficient
Learn how lenders and real estate professionals can help their customers address home energy and water costs through energy efficiency improvements and how they can help homebuyers and homeowners to plan and finance energy-saving home improvements.Read the Report
10 Million Stories
We’ve financed over 10 million rental units, helping preserve and grow our nation’s supply of affordable housing.Explore the stories
Shared equity case study — San Francisco
Learn how homeownership supports equity and stability for lower-income Bay Area residents.Read more
Multifamily Market Commentary
State and local governments consistently do more with less funding — but can it continue?Find out more
Single-family affordable housing
We’re working to increase liquidity for shared equity programs
Models like community land trusts and restricted resale properties preserve affordability and encourage homeownership.
Our financing makes property improvements possible
We offer financing options for energy and water efficiency and the rehabilitation of distressed single-family properties.
Borrower education and support
We’re educating borrowers on shared equity, energy efficiency, and lowering costs, and we’re offering counseling programs.
Multifamily affordable housing
We leverage affordable housing preservation programs on every level
We pursue preservation strategies and purchase loans under federal, state, and local housing programs.
Workforce housing is a mainstay of our efforts
We’re building on our long-standing support for workforce housing initiatives.
We set the standard in Green Financing
Our water and energy efficiency improvement programs make properties more sustainable and create savings.
*Totals reflect 2018-2022. Data represents Fannie Mae’s determination of qualifying Duty to Serve activities, and are subject to restatement or revision based on FHFA review. Fannie Mae’s 2022 results have not been validated.
Affordable housing preservation in Austin
The power of innovative financing partnerships