04 Oct '16, 4pm

Green Financing Programs for #Multifamily Take Off

This article was originally featured on our sister site Apartment Finance Today . In August, Walker & Dunlop structured a more than $54 million Fannie Mae Green MBS loan for The Esplanade at National Harbor. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) want to make it easier, and more cost effective, for multifamily owners to go green . Each of the three entities now touts lending programs designed to recognize green building measures by baking the advantages of conservation into their underwriting and all-in rates. That means owners can get additional loan proceeds, and better pricing, to make energy- and water-efficiency improvements on their properties. The FHA took the first step back in 2009 when it began offering mortgage insurance premium (MIP) reductions on green multifamily loans, a program it enhanced earlier this year. Fannie Mae then ad...

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Green financing programs for multifamily take off:

Green financing programs for multifamily take off:

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There’s a reason USGBC® gives out those funny green hard hats in Sacramento every year. This June, they went to Assemblyme...

"Fannie Mae continues to innovate & lead the multifamily #greenfinancing market" Thanks @USGBC We won't stop!

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