Top Counties for Demographic Tailwinds

When apartment investors consider locations for capital deployment, growth potential is a top-of-mind concern. On a local level, population changes can influence everything from rent growth to occupancy to future property values. County-level positive net migration and natural population growth trends, identified in an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, reveal the counties where demographic tailwinds make a compelling case for real estate investment.

Single-Family Rental Investment Trends Report Q1 2023

Investor Purchases, New Starts, and Tenant Performance Show Strength as Cap Rates Rise Arbor’s Single-Family Rental Investment Trends Report Q1 2023, developed in partnership with Chandan Economics, explores a growing multifamily sector with a unique ability to rise above macroeconomic headwinds.   Last year, investors purchased more single-family rental (SFR) units than in 2021 as Read the full article…


Affordable Housing Market Snapshot — Spring 2023

Arbor’s latest Affordable Housing Trends Report, developed in partnership with Chandan Economics, offers a wide-ranging lens into the complex, though critically important, affordable and workforce housing sectors.


Seven Facts about FHA Multifamily Loans for Affordable Housing

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA), a part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), is one of the largest mortgage insurers in the world. The agency insures mortgages on affordable housing, multifamily properties, single-family homes, multifamily properties, and health care facilities. Since 1934, FHA has financed over 50,000 multifamily mortgages nationwide. Whether you’re interested in acquiring, refinancing, or rehabilitating an affordable housing property, FHA multifamily loans are a financing route you need to know about.


Video Analysis: Arbor’s Affordable Housing Trends Report Spring 2023

In this video, Sam Chandan, professor of finance and Director of the Chen Institute for Global Real Estate Finance at the NYU Stern School of Business, discusses the key findings of Arbor’s Affordable Housing Trends Report Spring 2023, developed in partnership with Chandan Economics. He adds context to the Federal, state, and local housing policy trends impacting the future of the affordable sector, which, he notes, continues to have the highest development prospects of any residential subtype.

Current Reports

Small Multifamily Investment Trends Report Q1 2023

The small multifamily subsector, strengthened by sound structural fundamentals, is well-positioned to face distress due to interest-rate pressure. Even though pricing has slid lower and cap rates have risen, it should remain resilient in the coming quarters. A deep dive into a uniquely positioned subsector, Arbor’s Small Multifamily Investment Trends Report Q1 2023, developed in partnership with Chandan Economics, analyzes the competing headwinds and tailwinds influencing investment performance.


Arbor Wins Prestigious Fannie Mae Excellence in Technology Award

Fannie Mae Multifamily recently honored Arbor with its prestigious 2022 DUS Lender Award for Excellence in Technology, citing it as “a constant source of innovative ideas” and “a stalwart partner” in driving “Fannie Mae’s digital transformation for the DUS community.”


Chris Moser

Director, Acquisitions and Originations
Chris Moser

Chris Moser originates all of Arbor’s loan products, including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, SFR Construction and Permanent Portfolio Loans, CMBS, Private Label, Bridge, Mezzanine and Preferred Equity. He also supervises the origination and management of equity investments made by affiliates of Arbor in the BTR and SFR space.

Mr. Moser joined the Arbor family of companies in 2019 as Director of Acquisitions for ArborCrowd, an equity investment platform that provides syndicated investments to accredited high-net-worth investors. In January 2023, he became Director, Acquisitions and Originations at Arbor, expanding his role to focus on Origination.

He has more than 16 years of real estate industry experience, previously holding positions at Hunt Investment Management and Hunt Mortgage Group, where he focused on investing across the capital stack in various property types with a focus on multifamily. In that role, he underwrote, structured, and closed subordinated debt positions in ground-up multifamily developments and equity investments in ground-up development, value-add and core-plus investments across the U.S. Previously, he spent four years at Ernst & Young in their transaction real estate group providing advisory and valuation services to property owners.

Mr. Moser earned a Bachelor of Finance and Master of Accounting and Information Systems Analysis at Lehigh University’s College of Business, receiving High Honors.

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