affordable housing

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Affordable housing consists of housing units designed to meet the needs of lower-income residents. In the U.S., many affordable housing units are developed by using LIHTCs (Low Income Housing Tax Credits). In addition, many units are kept affordable via HUD's Section 8 program, which pays rental subsidies directly to property owners.

Beachwold Residential Grabs $302M Refi

Walker & Dunlop structured the Freddie Mac financing package, which covers a 2,286-unit Connecticut portfolio.

Suburban DC Property Trades for $52M

The joint venture buyer will invest $8 million to convert the 198-unit asset into affordable housing.

NEF Closes Out $2.2B Investment Year

Amid a growing affordable housing crisis, one of the largest LIHTC syndicators reports its highest-ever year for investment.

Arbor’s Geoff Platt Discusses Fannie, Freddie, and the Multifamily Market in Q4 2019

This week, sat down with Geoff Platt, Vice President at Arbor Realty Trust, a major agency and HUD/FHA multifamily lender, to discuss trends regarding Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac multifamily financing, among other important trends in the multifamily industry.

Expert Insight: Bill Weidner Discusses The Multifamily Market in Q4 2019

Last week, sat down with Bill Weidner, an NYC-based investment real estate broker and host of the Realty Speak podcast, to discuss the current state of the multifamily market.

Multifamily Update: HUD Releases Its 2019 Housing Finance Reform Plan

HUD's housing reform plan suggests relaxed multifamily noise and environmental regulations to encourage affordable development. It also suggests that Congress increase caps for the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program.

Fannie Mae Releases 2019 Multifamily Affordability Estimator

Fannie Mae recently released its 2019 Multifamily Affordability Estimator, which allows borrowers to determine how much of a deal is considered affordable.