With decades of experience and a strong bench of highly qualified attorneys, Jones Walker’s housing industry team is uniquely positioned to advise and assist new entrants and established companies alike in the national financial services and housing markets.
We represent clients involved in virtually all types of housing projects, including military, mixed-use, multifamily, public, senior, special needs, student, workforce, and disaster housing, as well as prison facilities. We also advise on land use and zoning, and have particular depth on all issues related to affordable housing, including Section 8 contracts, Section 42 projects, financing and securitized loans, privatizations, public-private partnerships (P3), HUD-insured multifamily finance, HUD regulatory compliance, acquisitions and sales, bond issuance, and other federal and state law issues.
Our clients include:
Our Jones Walker finance attorneys provide pragmatic, leading-edge advice on even the most complex transactions involving taxable and tax-exempt bonds; low-interest, construction, and bridge loans; capital grant financing programs; community development block grants; defaults, workouts, and restructurings; green building and other energy efficiency initiatives; low-income, historic, and new-market tax credits; and tax-credit exchange and tax-credit assistance programs.
Our services also involve, when necessary, fair housing litigation, private activity bond allocation, and CRA compliance.