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  • Tapping FHA Funds

    The challenges of today's tight lending environment have forced low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) developers to dig even deeper to make deals happen. Developers are challenged to fill funding gaps with resources that are still viable in today's market.

  • The Ins and Outs of Swaps

    For the past several years, interest-rate swaps have been widely available to affordable housing borrowers as a method to fix the interest rate on a loan.

  • Meeting Multifamily Mortgage Needs

    Though the current financial crisis originated in the single-family sector, as APARTMENT FINANCE TODAY readers well know, it has since spread to other sectors. Thus, there is a looming liquidity crisis that could seriously impair the apartment sector.

  • MBA Reports Dismal 4Q and Trouble Ahead

    In two research reports released in February, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) paints a sobering picture of the recent past and near future.

  • Business as Usual

    When an investor needed cash quickly to buy Hinkston Pond Apartments, it turned to a Fannie Mae program.

  • Nationwide

    Chicago— M&R Development has broken ground on Parc Huron, a 221-unit luxury high-rise in Chicago's River North neighborhood. The 21-story tower was originally planned as condominiums by developer Lennar Corp., but the company sold the site and plans to M&R last fall.

  • Any Port in a Storm

    The top lenders aren't what they used to be.

  • Capmark's Agency Surge

    It's a good time to be one of the most prolific agency lenders in the nation.

  • KeyBank Keeping On

    The phrase “stabilized asset” will take on even greater importance in 2009, as lenders prioritize cash-flowing properties over those in transition.

  • Solid as a Rock

    Prudential is out to shatter the notion that all life insurance companies are shrinking violets in 2009.