MBA: 2021 Commercial/Multifamily Lending to Increase 31% to $578 Billion

Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers are expected to close $578 billion in loans backed by income-producing properties in 2021, a 31 percent increase from 2020’s volume of $442 billion, according to a new forecast released Tuesday by the Mortgage Bankers Association.

MBA: Multifamily Lending Hits $360 Billion in 2020

Last year 2,140 different multifamily lenders provided a total of $359.7 billion in new mortgages for apartment buildings with five or more units, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported.

MBA Chart of the Week, July 9, 2021: Commercial/Multifamily Delinquencies

When looking at commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquency rates, we tend to exclude loans that have been delinquent for less than 30 days, as many may be experiencing a temporary “hiccup” that will be quickly remedied before the next payment is due. But examining these rates can provide key insights into commercial and multifamily mortgage performance through the pandemic and into today.

MBA Chart of the Week, July 9, 2021: Commercial/Multifamily Delinquencies

When looking at commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquency rates, we tend to exclude loans that have been delinquent for less than 30 days, as many may be experiencing a temporary “hiccup” that will be quickly remedied before the next payment is due. But examining these rates can provide key insights into commercial and multifamily mortgage performance through the pandemic and into today.