HUD 223(a)(7) Loans
HUD 223(a)(7) loans offer an affordable, streamlined refinancing option for existing HUD multifamily borrowers. Like other HUD multifamily loans, they are non-recourse, fully assumable, and offer low interest rates.
HUD 223(a)(7) Loans
Affordable, Non-Recourse Refinancing for HUD Multifamily Loans
If you already have a HUD multifamily or healthcare loan, such as a HUD 223(f) loan, a HUD 232 loan, or a HUD 221(d)(4) loan, and you want to refinance it, you can easily do so with the HUD 223(a)(7) refinancing program. The program is specifically designed to refinance loans for current HUD multifamily borrowers, reducing interest rates and increasing amortization in order to improve a multifamily property's cash flow. In addition, any prepayment penalties can also be added to a borrower's HUD 223(a)(7) loan. This means that a developer won't have to provide much cash out-of-pocket if their original HUD multifamily loan is less than 10 years old. And, just like other HUD multifamily loans, HUD 223(a)(7) loans are non-recourse.
Plus, HUD 223(a)(7) loans require remarkably little documentation; all you need is a new project capital needs assessment (PNCA). At Commercial Real Estate Loans, we understand that HUD multifamily loans are one of the most affordable and effective ways to purchase multifamily and apartment properties. We also know that HUD 223(a)(7) loans are the best way to refinance them. That's why we're ready to help you through each stage of the HUD 223(a)(7) application, approval, and closing process-- as well as answer any questions you might have about this highly effective refinancing option.
Keep reading below to learn more, or simply click here to download our easy-to-read HUD 223(a)(7) loan term sheet.
2021 HUD 223(a)(7) Loan Terms
HUD 223(a)(7) loans have terms including:
Loan Size: Loans are allowed up to 100% of the eligible transaction costs, including:
Existing debt principal
Initial replacement reserves
Third-party reports (the only one required is a project capital needs assessment, or PNCA)
Loan Term: May be increased up to 12 years, as long as the new loan doesn't have a term greater than 40 years (for HUD 221(d)(4) loans and HUD 232 loans) or 35 years (for HUD 223(f) and HUD 232/223(f) loans)
Non-profit entities: 1.05x minimum DSCR
For-profit entities: 1.11x minimum DSCR
Application can close in as little as 60 days
Allows loan term increase of up to 12 years, as long as new loan does not have a longer term than the original loan
Generous DSCR requirements; loans allow for a minimum of 1.05x DSCR for non-profits
Loans offer remarkably low interest rates
Loans are fully assumable with FHA approval
HUD 223(a)(7) loans are non-recourse, limiting liability for developers
Mortgage insurance premiums (MIPs) are still required
An FHA application fee of 0.30% of the entire loan amount is required (half is refunded at closing)
Developers must pay for a project capital needs assessment (PCNA), although this can be rolled into the new loan
Commercial Real Estate Loans is the partner you need to help acquire or refinance your next multifamily or commercial real estate project. Whether you're a small startup or an established company, we have the knowledge and experience to give you more financing options.