All the financing resources you need under one roof

First Housing mobilizes capital to finance multifamily housing in the state of Florida and beyond.

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Place your confidence in first housing.

We provide easy and reliable tenant compliance monitoring and top notch training. Complying with public agencies' multifamily housing requirements isn't always easy, but it is familiar territory for First Housing.

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Manage the financing process with intelligence and ease.

We help lenders and investors make sound decisions by proving underwriting, financial analysis, servicing and loan administration services.

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First Housing University

Dedicated to enhancing knowledge of affordable property compliance with web courses, workshops, workshops, and personalized training.

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First Housing: the foremost experts in financing affordable housing

Since 1979, First Housing has been on the forefront of financing:

• Originated Florida’s first statewide housing bond issue.
• First in the United States to close an OAHP Mark to Market loan.
• Closed the first Rural Housing Services loan in the United States.

Today, the depth of our experience and breadth of our services make First Housing the leader in multifamily housing finance and compliance.

Our years of multifamily financing experience give us the insight and know-how to secure the right financing for your needs, whether for construction of a multifamily or health care project, refinancing of existing debt, or credit enhancement for tax exempt bonds. First Housing is an FHA lender approved under the MAP program, and a Ginnie Mae Mortgage Backed Securities Issuer. Our roster of mortgage banking services includes:

  • Loan/Credit Underwriting & Analysis
  • Administration of Construction Loans
  • Permanent Loan Servicing
  • Compliance Monitoring & Training
  • Multifamily lending
  • Healthcare lending


local recognition

In 2008, First Housing was awarded the 2008 Small Business of the Year (21-50 category) by the Tampa Chamber of Commerce!

Then, in 2013, Doug McCree was a 2013 Outstanding Leader of the Year Finalist.

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