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  • Walking The Green Line

    MAJOR APARTMENT REAL ESTATE investment trusts (REITs) open up their balance sheet for public scrutiny every three months, offering enough Sarbanes- Oxley mandated granularity into operations, income, and expenses to make the private guy (and even some of

  • Stuck in Limbo

    THIS COMMITTEE WILL be recommending abolishing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in their current form and coming up with a whole new system of housing finance,” said Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee at

  • From Partners to Profits

    JOINT VENTURES ARE BUSTING OUT all over multifamily land.

  • Ex-GSE Insiders Debate the Future of Fannie, Freddie

    "The mood on Capitol Hill is one of tension, and sometimes bordering on hysteria, about the GSEs," said Doug Bibby, president of the National Multi Housing Council, as he kicked off "The Government, the GSEs, and the Future," a keynote session at the 2010 Apartment Finance Today Conference.

  • Industry Luminaries Spotlight the Way Forward at 2010 Apartment Finance Today Conference

    The multifamily industry is at an inflection point, as cautious optimism based on improving fundamentals clashes with some sobering challenges, according to a leadership roundtable discussion that kicked off the 2010 Apartment Finance Today Conference earlier this week.

  • Economists Say Outlook for Apartment Finance Sector is Mixed

    Call it cautious optimism. Unclear but not dire. Choppy. Mixed. Whatever you call it, the economic outlook is, at best, uncertain. So concluded a panel of powerhouse economists at the 2010 Apartment Finance Today Conference in Fort Lauderdale yesterday.

  • Tom Bozzuto Offers Lessons for Recession Survival

    Tom Bozzuto, the chairman of Greenbelt, Md.-based The Bozzuto Group, is also a real estate veteran, with 40 years of experience under his belt. So the recession survival guide he offered a group of apartment finance professionals this week at the 2010 Apartment Finance Today Conference in Fort...

  • End of an Era? Sec. 202’s Fate is Uncertain.

    The future of HUD’s Sec. 202 initiative is in doubt, as the 61-year old program suffers budget cuts and a proposed moratorium on new construction.

  • 2010 Apartment Finance Today Conference Promises Insight Into GSEs, Distressed Assets

    This year's conference, held April 12-14, will focus on recession survival strategies, the distressed asset marketplace, and agency lending.

  • Financial Statements: Above or Below-the-Line Costs

    In recent years I’ve spent a lot of time speaking to and consulting with builders and remodelers, big and small, and I’ve noted that there’s often confusion about what types of costs go where on a financial statement.