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Thursday, 27 June 2019

Student-Housing Loans in CMBS 2.0 Don't Do Too Well; Investors Have Bid Up Sector

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Commercial Real Estate Direct Staff Report

Loans against student-housing properties that have been securitized since 2010 haven't performed as well as conventional apartment properties and that's likely to continue, according to Fitch Ratings.

The universe of student-housing loans securitized since 2010 totals 398 loans with a balance of $6.9 billion. That amounts to about 7 percent of the universe of securitized multifamily loans in deals that Fitch has rated, roughly 57 percent of which - 221 loans totaling $4 billion - have been securitized through Freddie Mac deals.

The rating agency has tagged 36 student-housing loans with a balance of $671 million, which is equal to 10 percent of the...


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  • Subject: CMBS - non-deal specific (CMBS-G), Commercial MBS (CMBS)
  • Company: Fitch
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