When it comes to financing multifamily and commercial real estate, the assumption that a bank is the sole option for borrowers is far from the truth. In today’s dynamic market, while banks and credit unions play a role, there exists a multitude of alternative financing options.
Allocating capital is a complex process, involving individual investor criteria and the consideration of the most suitable risk-return profile. The capital stack can help simplify this decision-making process.
Good cause eviction legislation has been gaining momentum in recent months, especially in New York state. Since last summer, four upstate cities have passed good cause eviction laws, including Albany, Poughkeepsie and Newburgh. Meanwhile, smaller towns like New Paltz, Kingston, and Hudson are also considering passing similar bills.
The vast majority of apartment properties are performing well despite the crisis caused by the coronavirus; however, that may change if lawmakers do not renew or replace the programs supporting millions who lost jobs or income, according to mid-2020 forecasts from economists at three apartment market research firms.