Hotel Developers Turn to C-PACE as Traditional Lenders Pull Back

CoStar, Oct. 25, 2022–Bryan WrotenAs the availability of new-construction financing continues to tighten, an increasing number of hotel owners and developers are turning to commercial property assessed clean energy loans.

Higher Interest Rates Can Take a Long Time to Bring Down Inflation

Wall Street Journal, Oct. 24, 2022–Tom Fairless (subscription)Lags between rate increases and real-world impacts raise the twin risks of tightening too much and too little.

Renters Hit Breaking Point in a Sudden Reversal for Landlords

Bloomberg, Oct. 24, 2022–Prashant Gopal, Paulina CacheroAfter a record surge in housing costs and ballooning expenses for everything from food to energy, America’s renters have had enough. Rent gains are …

Make Your Voice Heard through MBA Mortgage Action Alliance

The MBA Mortgage Action Alliance is a voluntary, non-partisan and free nationwide grassroots lobbying network of real estate finance industry professionals, affiliated with the Mortgage Bankers Association. MAA is dedicated …

MBA Commercial/Multifamily DEI Leadership Awards Deadline Nov. 4

MBA recognizes commercial/multifamily members that show leadership in the areas of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion internally through market outreach efforts. As the world continues to evolve, DEI programs are more important than ever before. The Commercial/Multifamily entry period is now open, and will close on November 4 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Data Should be Public, Trade Groups Say

National Mortgage News, Oct. 20, 2022–Maria Volkova (subscription)The Mortgage Bankers Association in its letter to FHFA’s Director Sandra Thompson argues that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two entities that the …