The so-called “mandatory inclusion” guideline used by many cities to require a specific amount of affordable units be reserved in new residential developments has hit a major roadblock in Tennessee
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is forecasting that the level of commercial and multifamily mortgage originations will end 2017 with a whimper instead of a bang.   In a new analysis, the trade group predicted that this sector will end the year at $478 billion, a three percent below last... Keep Reading....
The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $6.6 billion, or 0.3 percent, in the third quarter of 2012, as three of the four major investor groups increased their holdings, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The $2.38 trillion in outstanding... more
Delinquency rates decreased for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans in the third quarter, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Report. During the third quarter of 2012, the 60-plus day delinquency rate for commercial and multifamily... more
Trepp LLC has released its November 2012 U.S. CMBS Delinquency Report, which found that the delinquency rate for U.S. commercial real estate loans in CMBS inched slightly higher in November, rising two basis points to 9.71 percent. This tick upward came after three consecutive months of decline.... more
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has released a white paper that underscores the importance of multifamily rental housing and examines the role of the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs), Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, in multifamily housing finance going forward. The white paper and its... more