Record delinquency worsened and secondary purchases remained low at Freddie Mac.
From January through October, purchases and issuances totaled $476.4 billion.
Freddie’s total mortgage portfolio concluded last month at $2.2439 trillion, higher than $2.2427 trillion at the end of September. The mammoth portfolio included owned mortgages of $0.7701 trillion and outstanding participation certificates of $1.4739 trillion as of Oct. 31.
Residential delinquency of at least 90 days was a record 3.54 percent, rising from September’s record 3.33 percent. Home-loan delinquency was just 1.34 percent on Oct. 31, 2008.
Apartment delinquency was 0.12 percent at the end of October, up from 0.11 percent a month prior and just 0.01 percent a year prior.