by Calculated Risk on 7/08/2024 12:16:00 PM

Today, in the Calculated Risk Real Estate Newsletter: Fannie and Freddie: Single Family Serious Delinquency Rate Decreased in May, Multi-family Increased Slightly

Brief excerpt:

Single-family serious delinquencies decreased in May, and multi-family serious delinquencies increased slightly.

Freddie Mac reports that the multi-family delinquencies rate increased to 0.36% in May, up from 0.35% in April, but down from the recent peak of 0.44% in January.

This graph shows the Freddie multi-family serious delinquency rate since 2012. Rates were still high in 2012 following the housing bust and financial crisis.

The multi-family rate increased following the pandemic and has increased recently as rent growth has slowed, vacancy rates have increased, and borrowing rates have increased sharply. The rate surged higher in January but declined in February and March. This will be something to watch as more apartments come on the market.

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