Paul Fiorilla

Paul Fiorilla has 25 years’ experience as a researcher and writer in the commercial real estate markets. He previously spent six years as a vice president of research at Prudential Real Estate Investors in Madison, N.J., where he oversaw publishing of outlooks and thought leadership research. Before that, he covered real estate capital markets and CMBS for 12 years at Commercial Mortgage Alert.

Affordable Housing and the Candidates: Analysis

Yardi Matrix Research Director Paul Fiorilla takes a deep dive into what the Trump and Biden plans mean for housing policy.

Apartment Debt Metrics Mostly Solid, But Gateway Metros Feeling Stress

Analysis shows loans backed by apartments have seasoned well and generally have a strong cushion against default, explains Paul Fiorilla and Ben Bruckner of Yardi Matrix.

How Durable Is Multifamily Demand?

Apartment demand rebounded in the third quarter in many metros, a good sign for the industry after a weak first half that was caused in large part by the fallout from COVID-19.

Eviction Wave Still at Sea: Will It Make Land?

Paul Fiorilla of Yardi Matrix sheds light on how the multifamily industry continues to brace for an increase in missed rent payments.

Multifamily Executives Worry That Strong Rent Performance Won’t Last

Paul Fiorilla of Yardi Matrix sizes up industry leaders' views on the latest survey of resident payments by NMHC.

Fannie, Freddie Raise Reserve Requirements as Loan Standards Tighten

Meeting the higher standards for reserve capital is likely to be a tall order for many borrowers, reports Paul Fiorilla of Yardi Matrix.

Rate Plunge Prompts Multifamily Borrowing Binge

Agency lenders received more than $7 billion of loan quote applications last week, according to panelists at the CRE Finance Council’s High Yield & Distressed Realty Assets Summit in New York.

Calabria Eyes GSE Privatization by 2022, but Experts Are Skeptical

The Federal Housing Finance Agency director pledged to minimize disruption to the residential and multifamily mortgage markets.

Rent Control Makes a Comeback as Housing Crisis Grows

Years of above-trend rent growth have led to a renewed push for states to set limits, with three passing new laws in 2019.

NMHC: Trump Ushers in Optimism and Caution

Real estate industry veterans and public policy pros came together at the National Multifamily Housing Conference's annual meeting to discuss the impact of the new administration on multifamily.