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Freddie Mac: Green Rebate

Building Sector:

Multifamily Affordable Housing Multifamily Market Rate Housing

Energy Type:

Electricity Gas Water

Financial Incentives:

Loan Mortgage Rebate


Freddie Mac

Program name

Green Rebate

Program summary

Borrowers who do not pursue any other Freddie Mac Multifamily Green Advantage option(s) can receive $5,000 for delivering and EPA ENERGY STAR score.

Applicable building size

5 or more residential units.


Receive $5,000 from Freddie Mac Multifamily by providing an ENERGY STAR score (no minimum score required).


  • Incentive/funding details. Receive $5,000 from Freddie Mac Multifamily.
  • Contract structure. Check with Optigo Lenders for details.
  • Amount (max, min, average). $5,000
  • Tax and balance sheet. See term sheet for details.
  • Pairing with other sources. See term sheet for details.


  • When in the project process an application should be started/completed. Deliver an ENERGY STAR score for the property prior to loan origination.
  • Level of effort required. Part of standard loan application process.
  • Length of time to receive funding. Typical timeline for multifamily financing.

Additional information

  • Advantages. No minimum ENERGY STAR score required to receive the rebate
  • Ownership types or organizations are best suited for the program. Property owners looking to acquire or refinance a multifamily property.
  • Program fit for customer. Borrowers who do not pursue any other Freddie Mac Multifamily Green Advantage options can receive $5,000 from Freddie Mac Multifamily for delivering an ENERGY STAR score.

Take action

Visit theFreddie Mac website.

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