Multifamily

Help Residents Access Rental Assistance

Filed in Disaster Response, Multifamily by on June 24, 2021 0 Comments
Help Residents Access Rental Assistance

Landlords can help connect tenants with necessary funding to help ensure that their payments are current, especially ahead of eviction moratoria expirations.

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NAHB Tells HUD to Prioritize Housing Affordability

NAHB Tells HUD to Prioritize Housing Affordability

On June 21, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard met with Lopa Kolluri, HUD’s Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Housing-Federal Housing Administration, and her leadership team to discuss housing affordability concerns.

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How Multifamily Projects Can Utilize Community Solar

How Multifamily Projects Can Utilize Community Solar

Many localities are considering ways to limit direct and indirect emissions from the building sector to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. One strategy for builders to consider is the integration or addition of solar photovoltaics (PV).

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Great Community Amenities Make This Award-Winning Development Stand Out

Filed in Awards, Multifamily by on June 18, 2021 0 Comments
Great Community Amenities Make This Award-Winning Development Stand Out

2020 Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards winner The Waterline Club at Waterline Square highlights a variety of amenities that will continue to be attractive in the post-COVID market.

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HUD Moves to Reinstate Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

Filed in Multifamily by on June 9, 2021 1 Comment
HUD Moves to Reinstate Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

HUD will formally propose a revised version of the Obama-era Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule and seek to have the rule officially go into effect on July 31, 2021.

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Judge Affirms NAHB Members Exempt from CDC Eviction Moratorium; Other Landlords Are Not

Filed in Disaster Response, Legal, Multifamily by on June 4, 2021 0 Comments
Judge Affirms NAHB Members Exempt from CDC Eviction Moratorium; Other Landlords Are Not

A federal judge has reaffirmed that members of NAHB are exempt from the nationwide eviction moratorium imposed by the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC), but ruled that the exemption only applied to the plaintiffs in the case (including NAHB members) and not to all landlords nationwide.

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FHFA Extends COVID-19 Multifamily Forbearance Through Sept. 30, 2021

FHFA Extends COVID-19 Multifamily Forbearance Through Sept. 30, 2021

The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced today that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will continue to offer COVID-19 forbearance to qualifying multifamily property owners through Sept. 30, 2021, subject to the continued tenant protections FHFA has imposed during the pandemic. The programs were set to expire June 30.

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Multifamily Construction Sentiment Improves in First Quarter of 2021

Filed in Economics, Multifamily by on May 20, 2021 1 Comment
Multifamily Construction Sentiment Improves in First Quarter of 2021

Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing increased in the first quarter of 2021, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released today by NAHB.

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OCC May Rewrite Community Reinvestment Act Regulations

OCC May Rewrite Community Reinvestment Act Regulations

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) yesterday announced it would reconsider a rule finalized by the Trump administration to modernize the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations.

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How One California Community Maximizes Outdoor Living

Filed in Awards, Multifamily by on May 18, 2021 0 Comments
How One California Community Maximizes Outdoor Living

Outdoor living and a connection to the outdoors have been highly desirable to home owners in recent years — an interest that has been heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic. A great example is Novel Park at Great Park Neighborhoods in Orange County, Calif., winner of the 2020 Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards for Best Condominium Community.

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