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Multifamily Wire

Stay up-to-date on all the new and exciting events happening at Fannie Mae!

Providing Efficiency and Service in a Difficult Year

It’s hard to believe that we’re two-thirds of the way through the year. It’s been a year of constant challenges, making milestones feel extra important. At Fannie Mae, we’re looking back on what we’ve accomplished thus far with the help of your partnership.

Angela Kelcher

Borrower Call Recap

I hope you were able to dial into our July Priority Borrower Call. These calls are a great opportunity to hear business updates from Fannie Mae Multifamily, ask questions, and learn insights on industry topics.

Jeffrey Ketron

Changing of the guard at Fannie Mae Multifamily

As many of you have heard, Michele Evans is taking over as head of Multifamily and I am assuming a new enterprise-wide role as Chief Administrative Officer.

Jeffery Hayward

New ARM 5-5 & SOFR-Indexed SARM, ARM 7-6 and Hybrid ARM

As the industry transitions from LIBOR, Fannie Mae’s ARM 7-6, Hybrid ARM, Structured ARM (SARM), and our new ARM 5-5 will be indexed to the 30-day Compound Average SOFR, published by the New York Fed as “30-day Average SOFR,” available on September 1, 2020.

Rob Levin

Fannie Mae Multifamily Reports Net Income for Q2 2020

Today, we released our second quarter financial results and filed our Form 10-Q with the SEC for the quarter ended June 30, 2020.

Jeffery Hayward

Structured Transactions

Today, more than ever, Borrowers are looking for flexibility in managing debt across their multifamily portfolio. Fannie Mae’s structured finance products are powerful financing tools that deliver just that.

Kelly Mitchell

What Multifamily Lenders and Borrowers Need to Know About the CARES Act

First, thank you for your partnership as we have all dealt with the market impacts of COVID-19. It’s never been more clear to me why the Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS®) model is so successful – it’s the deep level of care our lenders bring to the business, along with their expertise, and the prudence baked in to our risk-sharing model.

Charles Ostroff

A Decade of Positive Impact

Ten years ago, Fannie Mae launched our Green Financing journey with the idea that together, we could create better quality housing through green property improvements. Every year since, with the help of your passion and partnership, we have made that idea a reality.

Karyn Sper

Duty to Serve and Green Update

As Jeff Hayward wrote in his May blog, the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have deepened the housing affordability crisis. “Now more than ever,” Jeff wrote, “people need access to safe, decent, affordable housing,” and we’ll be here to help fulfill that need through and beyond this difficult time.

Angela Kelcher

Introducing DUS Gateway 2.0 with Automated Pricing

Five years ago, we released DUS Gateway®, transforming the way we do business. Now, digital connectivity and operational agility are more important than ever, and the timing is right for DUS Gateway 2.0, which launches today, June 22.

Dan Dresser

Statement by Fannie Mae CEO Hugh R. Frater

Recent events in our country have weighed heavily on our minds and hearts. Our values as a company – and as individuals – will not allow us to remain silent.

Jeffery Hayward

“Here to Help” Campaign | Renters Resource Finder

In times of crisis, it is essential to have trusted resources to guide us through uncertainty, and as an industry leader, Fannie Mae is here to help fill the information gap.

Jeffery Hayward

Fannie Mae Multifamily Reports Net Income for Q1 2020

Today, Fannie Mae filed its first quarter financial results for 2020. Though the COVID-19 pandemic has produced unexpected, extraordinary challenges, we continue to do business, providing liquidity to the market and affordable housing to people across the country.

Jeffery Hayward

Update on Fannie Mae’s Response to COVID-19

As the situation around COVID-19 continues to evolve, we recognize that these are unprecedented times.

Jeffery Hayward

What's Next for Green at Fannie Mae?

Thank you for your continued partnership on Green Financing! Did you know that we started our Green Financing program as the Green Initiative back in 2010?

Karyn Sper