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FHFA Announces 2019 Multifamily Lending Caps for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

​​Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that the 2019 multifamily lending caps for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will be $35 billion for...

Freddie Mac Shines Spotlight on Underserved Multifamily Housing Markets with Three New White Papers

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 02, 2018 — Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released three additional white papers in its eight-part Duty to Serve series that are designed to shed light on underserved multifamily...

Trump Administration Announces Decline in Veteran Homelessness

Number of homeless vets drops 5.4% since last year and by nearly half since 2010 WASHINGTON – Veteran homelessness in the U.S. continues to decline according to a new national estimate announced...

Opportunity Is Coming to a City Near You

The rollout of new tax incentives should prompt investment. Opinion | Author: Steve Glickman The federal government’s most powerful economic weapon is the tax code, and its most pressing problem...

Developers Look to Hit Tax-Break ‘Jackpot’ in Opportunity Zones

Billions pour into funds targeting low-income areas as Treasury lays down rules for who benefits Author: Peter Grant   San Diego developer Moe Ebrahimi paid...

New ‘Opportunity Zone’ Tax-Break Rules Offer Flexibility to Developers

U.S. Treasury releases guidelines designed to spur projects in low-income areas By Richard Rubin WASHINGTON—The Trump administration, trying to accelerate tax-advantaged investment in...

HUD Floats a Plan Intended to Reduce Reliance on Housing Assistance

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has proposed legislation that could triple rents on the poorest tenants in federally subsidized housing as part of a push to redefine housing assistance as a...