April 18 (Reuters) - Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp :
* Freddie Mac april 2017 outlook
* Project home sales to decrease to 5.90 million in 2017, "failing to build on momentum of 2016"
* "Home prices have still not recovered to their pre-crisis levels for many homeowners"
* Housing starts were 1.17 million for 2016 and are projected to be 1.26 million for 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: