Tax-Exempt Bond Credit Enhancement
- Low borrowing cost, “AA+” rating keeps the interest rates on bonds low.
- Supports affordable rental housing stock.
- Flexible structures.
- Certainty and speed of execution.
- Multifamily Affordable Housing (MAH) properties with 4% Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) rent restrictions.
- New money issues, refundings or credit substitutions.
10 - 30 years (minimum 15 years for new construction and substantial rehabilitation).
Up to 35 years.
90% for 4% LIHTC properties with at least 90% of the units meeting affordability requirements. 85% for 4% LIHTC properties with less than 90% of the units meeting affordability requirements. 80% for refundings.
1.15x for 4% LIHTC properties with at least 90% of the units meeting affordability requirements.
1.20x for 4% LIHTC properties with less than 90% of the units meeting affordability requirements and for refundings.
Flexible prepayment options available.
THIRD-PARTY SUBORDINATE FINANCING
Hard subordinate debt (which requires scheduled repayment of principal) is permitted only if provided by a public, quasi-public, or not-for-profit lender and combined debt service coverage cannot fall below 1.05x. Soft subordinate debt is permitted subject to requirements which include capping payments at 75% of available Property cash flow after payment of senior liens and Property operating expenses.
Non-recourse execution with standard carve-outs for “bad acts” such as fraud and bankruptcy.
Replacement reserve, tax and insurance escrows are typically required.
Standard third-party reports are required, to include Appraisal, Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, Property Condition Assessment and other reports as applicable.
The Credit Enhancement Instrument issued by Fannie Mae is provided in accordance with the terms of a Reimbursement Agreement between the Borrower and Fannie Mae, among other documents.
This sheet sets out the general guidelines of a loan program and is designed solely as an aid to prospective borrowers and other clients. It does not represent or imply a contract or a commitment to lend funds. A commitment to lend funds may only be made by a written letter issued by NewPoint to a prospective borrower. This term sheet is subject to change at any time without notice at the sole discretion of NewPoint Real Estate Capital LLC.