In the Seniors Housing Sector, a Sense of Recovery is Growing

For more than a year, seniors housing operators have battled rising vacancy, pressure on net operating income and uncertainty about the future as potential residents steered clear from property tours and lease commitments. Those difficulties have created a tough financing…

M&T Provides $36M in Financing for Three Seniors Housing Communities

FARMINGTON, Conn., CHELSEA, Mass. and OREGON — The M&T Realty Capital Corp. (MTRCC) Seniors Housing Team has provided three financing transactions for seniors housing communities totaling $36 million. In the first transaction, M&T provided a $7.1 million FHA-insured loan for…

M&T Provides $63M Financing for Community in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — M&T Realty Capital Corp. has closed a $63 million Freddie Mac loan to refinance a 165-unit seniors housing property in Annapolis. The loan features a 70 percent loan-to-value ratio, 10-year term, fixed rate, five years of interest-only…

FHFA Addresses Seniors Housing Liquidity Concerns

The Federal Housing Finance Administration’s (FHFA) recent decision to maintain healthy multifamily purchase volumes for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac calmed market uncertainties over capital availability for the remainder of 2019 and 2020, which had increased loan spreads by 30…