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Status Quo Will Prevail for Fannie, Freddie Until 2012 Election

As Congress continues to mull housing finance reform, the multifamily industry has grown more visible in the debate. Read more

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How the LIHTC Industry Fits into GSE Reform

While some argue that market-rate developers don't really need the GSEs, the low-income housing tax credit industry can't turn to the private sector for its debt needs, underscoring the need for a government guarantee. Read more

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What a Fully Private Debt Market Would Mean to Multifamily Owners

Investors considering acquisitions today should anticipate the interest rate and cap rate volatility that would arise in the absence of the GSEs. Read more

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Whither Multifamily? Obama Unveils Plans for Future of GSEs

The Obama administration released its long-awaited proposal for the future of our nation's housing finance system last week. But the whitepaper is long on options and short on specifics, leaving many to wonder aloud how the multifamily finance industry will fare in its wake. Read more

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Whither Multifamily? Obama Unveils Plans for Future of GSEs

The Obama administration released its long-awaited proposal for the future of our nation's housing finance system last week. But the whitepaper is long on options and short on specifics, leaving many to wonder aloud how the multifamily finance industry will fare in its wake. Read more

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Federal Guarantee a Bone of Contention in Housing Finance Debate

The biggest wedge issue in the debate over what to do with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is to what degree the federal government should be involved in the next generation of housing finance entities. Read more

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Affordable Housing in the Next Generation of GSEs

What will the next generation of housing finance entities look like, and how will they serve the affordable housing arena? A few areas of common ground are beginning to emerge. Read more

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