Insurance

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Lenders Grow Cautious

While construction financing remains affordable, many capital sources are beefing up their underwriting criteria this year. More

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A Flight Toward Certainty

While many lenders are experiencing declining volumes and tightening their underwriting standards in the first quarter of 2008, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is having a resurgence. More

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Insurance Costs Drop—For Now

Insurance costs fell in 2008 for multifamily firms, although prices may not stay low for long. More

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Struggling Through ‘07

The first half of fiscal 2007 produced significantly fewer Federal Housing Administation (FHA) loans than a year earlier, as the agency continues to focus on niche areas to offset its shrinking basic lending activity. More

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Getting Down to Business on the Gulf Coast

There is no place where the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) is more important than on the hurricane-damaged Gulf Coast. More

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Freddie Shuffles the Deck

Freddie Mac has kicked off 2007 with a reorganization of its multifamily division, hoping to make both its conventional and affordable housing divisions more competitive and customer-focused. More

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Ready, Set, Lend!

With GSEs aiming to match aggressive Wall Street conduits amid slower borrowing... More

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Insurance Costs High and Rising

Hurricanes, earthquakes, terrorist attacks: If your apartment property could potentially be damaged by any of these things, then renewing your property insurance policy probably will be a painful experience this year. More

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Hammering out new housingMississippi apartment owners confront labor shortages, rising wages, slow insurance payments in push to get damaged units livable again

Nine months after losing most of her furniture and clothes when Hurricane Katrina lashed the Mississippi Gulf Coast with 30-foot storm surges and 125-mile-an-hour winds that smashed a tree into her apartment roof, Coral Edelen is working at a new job that More

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The $87 billion question

New Orleans — Bridget Vinson describes her company’s property managers as the stars who have helped her recover after Hurricane Katrina swamped this city in 2005. More

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Nominate Now: AHF Seeks Industry Leaders for 2024 Awards

The deadline for Hall of Fame and Young Leader nominations is May 31. More

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