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Bloomberg Tax | June 23, 2020
New York City Affordable Housing & Real Estate counsel Kathie Soroka contributed this article on how the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program can be combined with low-income housing tax credits to provide stable investment opportunities in uncertain times.
Chicago Tribune | April 01, 2020
In this front-page article in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Affordable Housing and Real Estate partner David Allswang provided comments that commercial landlords are bracing for a significant drop in rent payments in April amid the coronavirus crisis, citing anecdotal data from commercial property owners in London.
Affordable Housing Finance | March 31, 2020
Washington, D.C. Affordable Housing and Real Estate partner Richard Price shares his perspective on the early impact of COVID-19 on the affordable housing industry, including how the federal government should respond.
Best Lawyers | October 21, 2019
San Francisco Affordable Housing & Real Estate partner Alison Torbitt wrote this contributed article analyzing the increasing appetite among employees and investors for corporate social responsibility and environmental, social and governance standards. Alison also writes about how companies’ general counsels can participate in these initiatives.
Affordable Housing Finance | June 10, 2019
New York City strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen and Washington DC partner Nate Cushman, both of the Affordable Housing and Real Estate practice group, co-wrote this contributed article highlighting opportunities under HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program.
Affordable Housing Finance | April 21, 2019
Boston Community Development Finance partner Forrest Milder discusses opportunity zones and housing in this video from the AHF Live Forum.
Bloomberg Tax | April 21, 2019
Boston Community Development Finance partner Forrest Milder is quoted in this article, discussing possible confusion stemming from the murky definition of “independent contractor” in proposed IRS rules governing opportunity zones.
CoMotion | March 04, 2019
Los Angeles Affordable Housing and Real Estate Group partner Justin Thompson and associate Garth Bostic discuss the rapidly changing urban mobility landscape and how it will impact real estate development in the future.
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | December 26, 2018
The American Lawyer | December 05, 2018
Los Angeles Office Managing Partner Justin Thompson is quoted in this article, discussing how the increasing prevalence of autonomous vehicles will affect zoning regulations, parking counts and urban development.
The Gothamist | November 15, 2018
New York City Affordable Housing & Real Estate counsel Kathie Soroka is quoted extensively in this story about the city’s plan to use the federal Rental Assistance Demonstration program to improve thousands of Section 8 apartments.
Capital Tonight | September 26, 2018
New York City Affordable Housing & Real Estate senior strategic advisor Deborah VanAmerongen was a guest on Spectrum News’ “Capital Tonight” newscast for a panel discussion on affordable housing in upstate New York.
Affordable Housing Finance | December 17, 2017
Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this article for working with Silver Street Development Corp. to leverage the federal Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program to increase the number of affordable housing units in a New Jersey senior housing community.
Affordable Housing Finance | December 03, 2017
Washington DC tax credit finance and syndication partner Rick Goldstein is quoted in this article on the differences between the Senate and House tax bills in their impact on affordable housing in the U.S.
National Mortgage News | November 30, 2017
Washington DC tax credit finance and syndication partner Rick Goldstein is quoted this article on how the tax reform plan would impact affordable housing in the U.S.
Law360 | November 27, 2017
New York City affordable housing partner Aaron Yowell counseled Park Management Inc. in its $53 million acquisition of a seven-floor apartment building in the Bronx serving lower-income renters.
Habitat | September 06, 2017
New York affordable housing partner Erica Buckley is quoted in this article about the state of the Mitchell-Lima affordable housing program in New York.
Affordable Housing Alert | 04.03.20
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