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  • 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 Housing Lenders to Focus on Preservation Deals in 2011

    Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Administration will prioritize preservation deals in 2011 to capture a wave of expiring Sec. 8 and tax-credit properties.

  • 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.

  • FHA 221(d)(4) Changes to Impact Some Affordable Deals

    While the changes to the FHA's Sec. 221(d)(4) new construction program are aimed at market-rate deals, mixed-income and workforce housing developments will also be impacted.

  • Change is Hard

    THE FEDERAL HOUSING Administration (FHA) has become the most prolific and popular construction debt source since the advent of the credit crunch.

  • Fannie, Freddie 2009 Production Numbers Point to 2010 Trends

    The GSEs released thier 2009 volume numbers, and the steep declines in production mirror an industry that continues to bounce around the bottom. Still, the figures indicate what strategies each GSE will employ in 2010.

  • Shaun Donovan: FHA D4 Changes are Necessary

    The only game in town for construction debt is tightening its underwriting of market-rate deals.

  • FHA 221(d)(4) Changes to Impact Some Affordable Deals

    Affordable housing developers continue to face limited options when looking for construction debt.

  • Sizing Up the FHA's Recent and Proposed Changes

    The most visible changes recently rolled out by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) address higher debt service and lower leverage levels on market-rate Sec. 221(d)(4) and Sec. 223(f) loans. But it’s not just underwriting that’s chan