Tag Archives: commercial real estate

Podcast: NYCB’s Joe Ficalora on Lending to Rent-Stabilized Apartment Buildings

In New York City, more than 1.3 million rental homes and apartments have rents that are stabilized, controlled or otherwise regulated. These units account for more than 60 percent of New York City’s overall rental market and over 40 percent of all occupied housing in the city. While economists debate the merits of rent stabilization policy, the owners of these ...

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Sens. Cotton, Jones Introduce HVCRE Clarification Bill

Senate Banking Committee members Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Doug Jones (D-Ala.) yesterday introduced a bill that would clarify the regulatory treatment of high-volatility commercial real estate loans intended to address many banker concerns about capital requirements on HVCRE exposures.

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