Items Tagged with 'Multifamily development'

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  • In the pipeline: Navigating this multifamily sellers' market

    Settle in for a long, slow climb as multifamily housing takes center stage
    The multifamily market is in on hold as far new starts go with the exception of an odd permitting blip registered over the course of March, in which permit numbers spiked by 19%. That aside, researchers are predicting a slowdown in new construction starts as the market is full-up on Class-A product, and construction costs don’t allow for them to build Class-B product.
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  • Fannie Mae wants affordable housing developers to focus on resident wellbeing

    GSE now offer loan discounts for certain multifamily properties
    Last year, Fannie Mae launched a program designed to increase the development of healthy living options for residents of affordable, multifamily rental properties. Now, Fannie Mae is rolling out a new program feature encouraging developers to focus more on the health and wellbeing of their residents by offering a lower borrowing rate.
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  • Fannie Mae rolls out Healthier Housing Rewards for multifamily properties

    Now offering price break for developers who include healthier design elements
    Fannie Mae this week rolled out a new program designed to boost the development of healthy living options for residents of multifamily properties. The program, called Healthy Housing Rewards, is an initiative that targets the developers and offers them an incentive to include healthy design features for newly constructed or rehabilitated affordable, multifamily rental properties.
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  • Multifamily development picks up despite falling demand

    Developers banking on demographics and job growth
    Recent statistics show that the majority of new renters might not be searching for traditional multifamily housing; instead, they’re renting single-family homes. So is all the multifamily development in vain? That's the question being thrown around with single-family homes still a dominant force in the housing market.
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