Joe Gose is a freelance writer interested in compelling business trends and stories around the country. He has primarily focused on real estate development, finance and fundamentals for the last 23 years—the last 17 as a freelancer after leaving the Kansas City Star—and has written for numerous business and consumer publications.

How Student Housing Investors Are Solving Today’s Financing Problem

Higher interest rates and lower leverage may make loans and deals more difficult, but transactions continue to get done.

How Long Can Rents Offset Apartment Development Challenges?

Borrowing and construction costs pressure investment returns, but rental increases still make new projects possible.

Financing Affordable Senior Housing Gets More Challenging

From ever-changing and higher construction costs to lower tax credit prices and high interest rates, developers are negotiating a new and trying environment.

How the New Rate Environment Impacts Multifamily

Market participants are adjusting strategies amid financial volatility.

Opportunity Zone Fund Appeal Shows Staying Power

Tax policy uncertainty and sky-high markets are driving investor interest, but changes could be on the way.

Self Storage Emerges as Lender Comfort Zone

The property type’s stable group of financiers is now joined by new entrants steering away from other commercial real estate categories.

Short-Term Rental Survivors Positioned for Expansion

Buoyed by remote workers and returning travelers, operators are focusing on revenue sharing vs. long-term leases.

NOAH Funds

Social Impact Investors Target Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing

Through “quick strike” funds, impact-minded sponsors are competing with value-add investors that purchase older properties with the goal of raising rents.

Site plan for NHP Foundation’s $100 million redevelopment in Baltimore’s Park Heights, made possible by 4 percent LIHTC financing.

Extra Credit for Affordable Housing Finance

A new fixed rate promises to help sponsors raise equity, but its impact will be more complicated.

GSEs Keep the Multifamily Market Moving Forward

Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae continue to step in to provide struggling landlords with forbearance and to ensure that borrowers can finance projects.

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