TCAM Helps HPET Acquire Affordable Property in Maryland

TCAM, a leading investment manager and consultant in the affordable housing industry, announced its role in the recent acquisition by the Housing Partnership Equity Trust (“Equity Trust” or “HPET”) of The Bradford Apartments, a 418-unit affordable rental property in Hagerstown, Maryland. The Equity Trust worked with Homes for America and National Housing Trust/Enterprise Preservation Corporation to acquire The Bradford, preserving critical affordable housing.

As part of our ongoing engagement with the Equity Trust, TCAM provided underwriting and due diligence services for the acquisition. This is the latest acquisition for HPET, an investment vehicle created by the Housing Partnership Network and 12 nonprofit housing developers to preserve affordable rental homes for families, seniors and others with low and modest incomes. This innovative approach to attracting new sources of private equity to the affordable housing space launched in 2013 with investments from Prudential Financial, Inc., Citi, Morgan Stanley, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the Ford Foundation. HPN and the 12 nonprofit members of the REIT are also investors.

In addition to underwriting and due diligence services, TCAM supports clients engaged in a number of other transactions. TCAM has helped clients dispose of properties and limited partnership interests, and has managed workouts on behalf of investor clients. “The Equity Trust is an innovative program for bringing capital to the preservation of affordable housing,” said Chief Executive Officer Jenny Netzer. “TCAM is pleased to be part of the Equity Trust’s team.”

TCAM’s clients include capital providers for affordable housing with and without low income housing tax credits. Clients are major financial institutions, investors, insurance companies, affordable housing lenders, LIHTC syndicators, guarantors, owners and developers, investment funds, large urban housing authorities and state housing finance agencies. To date, TCAM has provided services to clients for over 940 properties comprising 135,000 apartment units in 46 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, representing in excess of $6.6 billion of client capital.

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