Freddie Mac surveys lenders each week on the rates, fees and points for the most popular mortgage products. Average Mortgage Rates as of January 3, 2019 We're proud to be part of the industry that makes homeownership possible. When the hard work is done and I see results, it gives me a strong sense of purpose. The Major Challenge of Inadequate U.S. Housing Supply. Aleem Gillani Elected to Freddie Mac Board of Directors Freddie Mac today announced the election of Aleem Gillani to the company’s Board of Directors, effective January 4, 2019. Mr. Gillani recently served as chief financial officer and corporate executive vice president of SunTrust Banks