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Housing Finance Agency Multifamily Portfolios Performed Well, Says New Report Mar 12
Standard & Poors, March 2012
SAN FRANCISCO (Standard & Poor's) March 26, 2012-Standard & Poor's Ratings Services says in a new report published today that housing finance agency (HFA) multifamily portfolios performed strongly in 2011. The report, "Housing Finance Agencies' Multifamily Bond Indentures Performed Well Amidst The Struggling Housing Market," notes that the increased need for rental units has partly driven the move toward a higher proportion of multifamily issuance. The report also says that Standard & Poor's anticipates that these trends will likely continue, leading to greater volume in the tax-exempt bond and tax credit equity markets, which will further strengthen HFA multifamily bond programs....
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