Posts Tagged ‘ Fannie Mae ’

Financing: Overcoming the ‘Green’ Barrier in Multifamily Housing

May 1st, 2017

To owners of multifamily buildings and other rental properties, the words “green retrofit” can take on a couple of different meanings. There’s the obvious environmental benefits – but also the green it takes to make the necessary upgrades. Green retrofits can be very expensive, so there 1) must be a clear ROI for making the […]

Fannie Mae Introduces Loan for Energy-Efficiency Financing

Apr 6th, 2016

Fannie Mae recently rolled out the HomeStyle Energy mortgage, a  new option for borrowers who want to finance energy-efficiency improvements to their home, such as windows or doors. Borrowers who are buying a home and want to improve its energy efficiency can now get up to 15 percent of the as-completed appraised value of the home to use for the upgrades. […]

NAHB Says Senate Bill is Important Step Forward on Road to Housing Finance Reform

Jun 27th, 2013

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) says the bipartisan legislation introduced this week by Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) is an important first step in moving the dialogue forward on overhauling the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the U.S. housing finance system. The Housing Finance Reform and […]