Banks are starting to feel the effects of distress in the multifamily sector with the volume of multifamily loans that were at least 30 days past due or in nonaccrual status in the fourth quarter rising to $3.46 billion, up 43.1% from the previous quarter and an 81.2% increase year over year, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence. That was the highest total since the second quarter of 2013, when delinquent multifamily loans stood at $3.71 billion.

Net charge-offs on multifamily loans at US banks also rose in the 2023 fourth quarter to 0.11% of average loans, compared to 0.03% in the third quarter and 0.02% a year earlier, S&P Global said, also reporting that the fourth-quarter delinquency rate was up from 0.4% in the third quarter and 0.3% a year earlier.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 1 free article* every 30 days across the ALM subscription network
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?


© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.

Erika Morphy

GlobeSt. Multifamily Fall 2024Event

Join the industry's top owners, investors, developers, brokers & financiers at THE MULTIFAMILY EVENT OF THE YEAR!

Get More Information


Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join now!

  • Free unlimited access to's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2024 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.