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Fannie And Freddie To Cut Multifamily Lending

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As private capital scrambles back to the perch in the housing market, your friendly neighborhood GSE is about to change its lending patterns to multifamily property.  And it won’t result in more GSE capital in the market.

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) outlined 2013 goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac earlier this month that aim to lower the exposure the GSEs have to the national housing finance system.  While most of the direct regulations are aimed at the single-family financing system, the multifamily sector needs to look closely at provisions in the regulation that affect multifamily.

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