Invitation Homes, the real estate investment trust controlled by private equity firm the Blackstone Group, has found a new source of financing for its portfolio of single-family rental homes: Fannie Mae.

In an amended registration statement for its initial public stock offering, filed Monday, Invitation Homes disclosed that it has secured a commitment for a 10-year mortgage of up to $1 billion from Wells Fargo; this loan will be sold to Fannie Mae, which will securitize it, issuing senior notes with guaranteed interest and principal payments and subordinate notes that are unguaranteed.

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