The Real Deal New York

Fannie, Freddie’s effects on multifamily housing

September 18, 2008 09:06AM

Lenders and investors are wondering if the government’s bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will enable the multifamily real estate sector to proceed at a healthy pace, or if the companies will be so focused on helping single-family homeowners that the multifamily market will suffer. An associate at Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group says the two companies are well positioned to continue providing liquidity for the multifamily market, and both companies’ multifamily portfolios have low delinquency rates.

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