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More stories about Market-Rate Housing

  • Can the Housing Market Recover?

    Sales of newly built homes surged last month to the highest level since 2008. But overall the housing market's slipped.

  • Streamlined Precision

    Fannie Mae has reorganized its affordable multifamily division hoping to speed up deal cycle timelines and maintain a more consistent approach across all of its markets.

  • Affordable Coming to CME

    Freddie Mac will soon add affordable housing products to its Capital Markets Execution (CME), the company’s securitized mortgage program.

  • D4 Changes Squeeze Deals

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

  • Choosing the Best Debt Financing Strategy in an Unpredictable Market

    While the ultra-low interest rate environment is prompting many owners to deleverage, the market’s volatility is forcing much more conservative underwriting, said panelists at “Choosing the Best Debt Financing Strategy in an Unpredictable Mark

  • Giving and Taking Away

    While Freddie Mac's debt offerings continue to feature attractive rates, the company's potential sale of its low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) portfolio has sent chills throughout the affordable housing industry.

  • Stable Prices, Tough Standards

    Freddie Mac is providing competitively priced debt for the affordable housing industry as it mulls securitizing some of its affordable housing products.

  • Fannie Closes the Gap

    Fannie Mae is offering competitively priced debt for the affordable housing industry as it mulls a return to the taxexempt bond credit-enhancement 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.

  • Business as Usual, Mostly

    Fannie Mae is still providing debt financing for affordable housing, despite a capital markets meltdown and its placement in a conservatorship in early September.