Delinquencies continued to climb at Freddie Mac last month.

The government-sponsored enterprise said in its monthly summary Tuesday that the past-due portion of its single-family mortgage book grew 21 basis points from September and 220 percentage points from a year earlier, to 3.54%. Multifamily delinquencies increased a basis point from September, and jumped twelvefold from October 2008, to 0.12%, Freddie said.

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