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How Big is Small Cap Multifamily?

A closer look at the multifamily housing inventory in the United States and the size of the small cap investment opportunity.

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Multifamily Forecast: Investors Moving to Secondary Markets

The apartment sector has remained the darling of the commercial real estate for the past six years. This doesn’t appear to be changing anytime soon, as 2016 is expected to set a new record for multifamily mortgage origination volume. While multifamily’s position as top dog remains uncontested, savvy investors are altering their strategy for sourcing Read the full article…


Affordability Poses New Challenges to Low-Income Housing Market

Arbor’s Affordable Housing Trends Report Fall 2022, developed in partnership with Chandan Economics, examines the affordable housing market’s growth trajectory in a challenging economic climate.


Key Findings:

  • Rising construction costs have slowed new Affordable construction as financing gaps for Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) developers have widened.
  • A sizeable expansion of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program was removed from the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, though the White House continues to call for increased funding in its annual budget resolutions.
  • Nearly 90% of developers reported they will avoid markets with mandatory affordability requirements as local rent control measures are under consideration in five states.

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