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  • Next Generation of GSEs

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have played a vital role in the affordable housing world, but the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) are an endangered species.

  • D4 Changes Squeeze Deals

    Affordable housing developers are leaving no stone unturned in their search for construction debt.

  • Citi Pilots California Bond Program

    SACRAMENTO, CALIF.— California officials and representatives of Citi have come up with an innovative plan to help jump-start construction lending for affordable housing projects in the state.

  • Wells Fargo Dusts Off Bridge Loan Program

    Wells Fargo, the multifamily industry's largest lender, rejuvenates its bridge loan program, tying it to the company's agency permanent loan executions.

  • Jumping Back In

    FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC are no longer the only games in town.

  • Defensive Stance

    MEET THE NEW MEZZ, not the same as the old mezz.

  • Race Against Time

    IN 2000, SHEA PROPERTIES put 10-year debt under the Elan at River Oaks , a 941-unit residential building with 23,000 square feet of commercial space in San Jose, Calif., that the company had built in 1991.

  • 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

  • Bridge Building: Debt for Transitional Assets is Coming Back

    The bridge loan market is starting to heat up, as providers see more opportunity in lending to transitional assets and distress acquisitions.

  • Insurance Companies, GSEs Go Neck-and-Neck

    Life insurance companies have stepped back into the multifamily arena, closing the pricing gap with the government-sponsored enterprises.