Perspectives

Exploring Innovative Financing Options for One of the Largest Affordable Housing Opportunities

November 27, 2018

Jose Villarreal

by Jose Villarreal
Manager, Multifamily MHC Product Development

Manufactured housing has helped low- and moderate-income households achieve homeownership since the 1970s and continues to be an important affordable housing option for both owners and renters. Rent prices in manufactured housing often average half the cost of comparable apartments, making manufactured housing one of the largest sources of unsubsidized affordable housing in the country.

Fannie Mae is committed to supporting these important communities and the industry with the help of our lender partners.

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Preserving Affordable Housing through the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program

November 13, 2018

Bob Simpson

by Bob Simpson
Vice President, Affordable and Green Financing

Nearly one-third of our nation's workforce, 41.7 million people, make less than $12 per hour. For many of these Americans, public housing can provide a safe and affordable place to call home.

However, our current inventory of public housing stock has aged to the point that many existing units are either in desperate need of major repairs or must be torn down and replaced with new and equally affordable units.

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Landmark Transaction Marks Major Innovation in Benchmark Credit Risk Transfer Program

October 31, 2018

Laurel Davis

by Laurel Davis
Vice President, Credit Risk Transfer
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Sustainable and Affordable: New Models for Community Success

October 19, 2018

Jeffery Hayward

by Jeffery Hayward
Executive Vice President, Multifamily
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Affordable Housing as the Prescription for a Healthy Life

October 18, 2018

Maria Evans

by Maria Evans
Vice President for Sustainable Communities
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