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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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Whether your Arbor Fannie Mae loan was executed on a market rate or affordable property; under the Forward Commitment or Small Loans program; on a cooperative complex or student-based property, you are eligible for a Supplemental Loan under the Fannie Mae DUS program.

Loan Amount $500,000 minimum.
Loan Term 5 to 30 years, coterminous or non-coterminous.
Amortization Up to 30 years.
Interest Type Fixed- or variable-rate options available.
  • Arbor must be the Servicer of the existing Fannie Mae fixed-rate or adjustable-rate mortgage loan.
  • Supplemental Loans are available 12 months after the closing of the senior Fannie Mae mortgage loan.
Eligible Asset Classes
  • Stabilized Conventional.
  • Multifamily Affordable Housing.
  • Student Housing.
  • Seniors Housing.
  • Manufactured Housing Communities.
  • One Supplemental Loan is permitted during the term of the first mortgage lien; however, an additional Supplemental Loan may be placed if the pre-existing debt is assumed through an arms-length acquisition.
  • Pre-existing Fannie Mae debt may not have less than 5 years until maturity.
  • Appraisal, Property Condition Assessment, and Phase I Environmental update are required.
  • Funding of replacement reserves will match the pre-existing level unless an increase is required after review of the Property Condition Assessment.
  • A new title insurance policy is required.
  • No new survey is required, provided the title meets legal requirements.
Minimum DSCR As low as 1.30x, depending upon asset class and use of proceeds.
Maximum LTV As high as 75%, depending upon asset class and use of proceeds.
Prepayment Yield maintenance or defeasance.
Accrual 30/360 and Actual/360.
Rate Lock 30- to 180- day commitments. Borrowers may lock a rate with the Streamlined Rate Lock option.
Recourse Non-recourse execution with standard carve-outs for “bad acts” such as fraud or
Assumable Subject to approval and 1% fee (non-recourse loans only).
Application Fee Deposit $20,500. Covers estimated processing and legal fees.


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