Ex-GSE Insiders Debate the Future of Fannie, Freddie
The entire structure of the nation’s housing finance system is up for play as Congress begins its debate on the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. But the next generation of housing finance will be forged at a time when partisan divides are as de
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 ear
Financial Reform Act's Impact on Multifamily Borrowers Yet to be Seen
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, signed into law July 21, will undoubtedly impact commercial real estate lending.
Field Report: Latest Affordable Housing Dealsand Financing
Boston—The Community Builders, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit urban developers, and Charlesview, Inc
Donovan Offers Early Look at 2011 BudgetProposal
While saying difficult decisions had to be made, Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan provided a first look into the 2011 budget proposal, including a Transforming Rental Assistance initiative and a $150 million competition aimed at creating jobs in the areas
Donovan: HUD’s 2011 Budget ReassertsCommitment to Rental Housing
The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) proposed 2011 budget delivers a message, said Secretary Shaun Donovan.
VA Budget Boosts Homeless Support
Reducing homelessness is one of three key goals under the Veterans Affairs (VA) budget proposal for 2011.
Centerline Sells Debt Fund Business, Keeps LIHTCOperations
Centerline Capital Group has sold its real estate debt fund management and commercial mortgage loan special servicing business.
Google Invests in LIHTCs
Google has become the newest low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) investor.
Mercy Housing Unveils Five-Year Plan
DENVER—Mercy Housing announced an ambitious five-year plan that will guide the nonprofit toward developing, preserving, and financing 60,000 affordable multifamily rental homes.