Economists Say Outlook for Apartment Finance Sector is Mixed
Call it cautious optimism. Unclear but not dire. Choppy. Mixed.
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.
Treasury Announces Support for HFA Bond Programs
Responding to credit market problems that have hampered housing finance agency (HFA) bond programs, the Treasury Department has announced an initiative to support new housing bonds and help HFAs carry existing bonds.
Syndicator Eyes Return to Market
BOSTON Boston Financial Investment Management is preparing its first low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) fund since its change from MMA Financial.
The Case for Preservation
One of the best arguments for preserving affordable housing emerges out of the wreckage left by the housing and financial crisis.
Reaching Their Limits
AS THE GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED enterprises (GSEs) continue to dominate the multifamily lending arena, many institutional lenders are shying away from new originations.
HUD May Get More Money
Congress seems poised to approve a fiscal 2010 Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) appropriations bill (H.R. 3288) that provides more money for key programs than the Obama administration requested.
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