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    Fannie Mae EXCLUSIVE: The crisis in affordable rental housing, Part 1

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    How we got here


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    How we got here

    Multifamily construction didn’t really rebound after the crash until 2013. Even still, it's playing “catch up.” In addition, construction of subsidized housing has declined as a percentage of all new multifamily construction and now represents only around a fifth of new construction annually – not enough to keep pace with demand. This is the first of a two-part EXCLUSIVE from Fannie Mae to readers of HousingWire.

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May 2017

Secondary market forecast

About a week before the November 2016 election, the U.S. Treasury market started to move lower. The cause of this increase in yield on the benchmark 10-year bond was not fear of an interest rate hike by the Federal Open Market Committee or the specter of higher inflation. No, the outlier event that shook the financial world out of years of torpor was a commercial real estate developer named Donald John Trump.

Commentary

Reimagining mortgages from a consumer perspective

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