Sometimes buying a home isn’t the right option…maybe you need flexible or temporary living arrangements, are saving for the future, or maybe you’re simply looking to downsize. Renting allows you to enjoy many of the benefits of owning a home without some of the responsibilities.
Rent or Buy? 
Maybe you already know what’s right for you, or maybe you’re trying to figure out the best option—either way, the more educated you are, the better informed you’ll be. More » 
Rental Process 
The rental process isn't too complicated—we've outlined a few steps below as well as some things to consider before you sign a lease. More » 
There are multiple types of rental housing—from apartments and condominiums to single-family and multi-family units. More » 
Rental Programs 
If you're currently living in a home that you no longer own because of foreclosure, you may be able to avoid eviction and rent the home until it's sold. More » 
If your landlord is facing foreclosure on the property you live in, it can be a difficult and confusing time. More » 
Fannie Mae’s role in rental housing
Fannie Mae is the leading provider of financing to the nation’s rental housing market. We’re committed to ensuring that working families and individuals have access to quality, affordable rental housing in communities across the country.