Freddie Mac 9% LIHTC Cash Loan

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Terms

Description
Optigo loans for affordable multifamily properties with 9% Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs). Transactions can be structured as a forward commitment for new construction or substantial rehabilitations, or an immediate funding for tenant-in-place rehabilitation.

Eligible Transactions

  • To-be-built or substantially rehabilitated garden, mid-rise or high-rise multifamily properties with
    9% Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)
  • Garden, mid-rise, or high-rise multifamily properties with 9% LIHTC with 90% occupancy for 90 days
  • Garden, mid-rise or high-rise multifamily properties with 9% LIHTC that are undergoing moderate rehabilitation with tenants in place

Markets
Nationwide

Loan Purpose
Forward Commitment, Immediate Funding or Preservation Rehabilitation

Loan Terms
15 years minimum and 35 years maximum

Leverage
Maximum 90% Loan-to-Value, Minimum 1.15x Debt Coverage Ratio

Forward Commitment Term
Up to 36 months plus a free 6-month extension during construction period

Prepayment Types
Fixed-Rate Loans- Yield Maintenance

Subordinate Debt
Permitted subject to non-negotiated Freddie Mac subornation agreement. Acceptable subordinate lenders limited to governmental entities, CDFIs and nonprofits

Net Worth and Liquidity
Net worth: Equal to loan amount
Liquidity: Equal to 9 months of principal and interest