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People on the Move 5.8.14

Read who has new positions at Citi, TCB, Boston Financial, WSHFC, National CORE, and other affordable housing firms. More

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Prudential's Durning Talks New CEO Role, GSEs

Over the course of his 25-year career with Prudential, David Durning has seen plenty of ups and downs in the multifamily space. More

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CMBS Heats Up, But is it Back to Stay?

Pricing for CMBS loans has fallen dramatically and a growing number of conduits are getting aggressive. But the same thing happened around this time last year, and it didn't last. More

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Fannie Outpacing Freddie on Affordable Housing Preservation

Affordable housing borrowers looking for permanent loans are finding more success using Fannie Mae's MBS than Freddie Mac's CME. More

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CMBS Market Remains Important Part of MF Finance, Regains Volume Despite Setbacks

To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of the death of the commercial mortgage-backed securities industry may have been greatly exaggerated. Apartment loans are an important reason why. More

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Apartment Trade Groups Lobby for Liquidity

Several industry trade groups have launched lobbying efforts to ensure that affordable housing and the multifamily industry, in general, are given full consideration in the various economic stimulus measures currently before Congress More

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MBA Reports Dismal 4Q for Multifamily Originations

In two separate research reports released this week, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) paints a sobering picture of the recent past and immediate future. More

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Mortgage Bankers Bet on Government

San Diego —Massive losses and deep layoffs in the finance industry didn’t stop bankers and commercial real estate dealmakers from converging on San Diego for this year’s Mortgage Bankers Associatio ’s (MBA) Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo—but the crisis that started in 2008 did put a damper on the mood. More

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CMBS Defaults Expected to Soar in 2009

Defaults on commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) will triple this year to an all-time high, according to recent reports by Fitch Ratings and Standard and Poor's. More

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Entering Uncharted Waters

The outlook for affordable housing in the coming year is probably better than it was a year ago, but only slightly. More

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