New & Insights
News & Insights

Multifamily Wire

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

FHFA Releases 2022 Multifamily Volume Cap

Today, FHFA announced the multifamily loan acquisition volume caps for the GSEs in 2022. Each Enterprise can acquire up to $78 billion in multifamily loans for the year, an increase from the $70 billion cap in place for 2021.

Michele Evans

Forbearance Update

Thank you for your on-going partnership as we adapt to the changing environment in meeting the needs of the market through the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. We continue to make necessary adjustments and to provide you with the information needed in these changing market conditions.

Charles Ostroff

Keeping up the Momentum as Summer Comes to an End

It’s hard to believe that summer will soon come to an end. It’s been a busy year and with your partnership, we will end the year strong.

Angela Kelcher

Hurricane Ida Response

As news of Hurricane Ida and its impacts continue, we offer our heartfelt support to all those who have been affected by this storm. At Fannie Mae, our priority is to support those we serve in times of need. As always, we will continue to provide resources to help families, neighborhoods, and communities recover.

Charles Ostroff

Supreme Court Issues Ruling on CDC Eviction Moratorium

On August 26, the US Supreme Court issued their decision regarding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) eviction moratorium rendering the CDC order unenforceable and stating that Congress must act to impose a federal eviction moratorium.

Charles Ostroff

Single-Family to incorporate consumers’ rent payments in the mortgage credit evaluation process

The leap from renting to homeownership has long been one of the crucial steps on the wealth-building ladder. For many lower-income consumers and minorities, homeownership has been particularly difficult to achieve. As part of our mission to increase access to affordable housing and support racial equity in the housing system, Fannie Mae is committed to responsibly supporting an expansion of sustainable homeownership for these families.

Michele Evans

New Eviction Moratorium for Certain Counties

On August 3rd, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a new 60-day eviction moratorium order that is limited to areas in the United States with ‘substantial or high rate” of COVID-19 transmissions.

Charles Ostroff

Fannie Mae Multifamily Reports Q2 2021 Financial Results

Today, we released our second quarter 2021 financial results and filed our Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2021 with the SEC. Here are some highlights from our filing.

Michele Evans

Expiration of the Federal Eviction Moratorium

As we shared in the most recent Multifamily Wire, the federal eviction moratorium implemented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is set to expire on July 31, 2021. The eviction moratorium has been in place as a protection for renters during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Charles Ostroff

Our Next Chapter in Green Leadership

For more than ten years Fannie Mae has been a leader in Green Financing, supporting our mission to provide sustainable affordable rental housing throughout the United States.

Karyn Sper

The Streamlined Rate Lock option is back!

Big news! We’ve reinstated Fannie Mae’s Streamlined Rate Lock (SRL) option, which allows Borrowers to manage interest rate risk while maximizing flexibility and speed.

Chris Flynn

Help us keep up the 2021 momentum!

The Multifamily Affordable Housing team has been busy this Spring and is looking forward to an equally productive Summer.

Angela Kelcher

Fannie Mae Multifamily Reports Q1 2021 Financial Results

Today, we released our first quarter 2021 financial results and filed our Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2021 with the SEC.

Michele Evans

New Sponsor-Initiated Affordability

On March 15, 2021, our newest product enhancement, Sponsor-Initiated Affordability (SIA), hit the market. SIA provides a creative solution to expand affordability and increase workforce housing.

Rob Levin

With Affordable and Structured Financing, Your Borrowers Win Big!

Last year, both Multifamily Affordable Housing (MAH) and Structured Transactions reached some incredible milestones – $7.8 billion and $11.6 billion in production respectively. Behind the numbers lie steadfast partnership, the agility and stability of the DUS® model, and creative financing solutions built for your customers.

Kelly Mitchell