Our Relationships

Susan Ellinger assists and counsels major corporate clients, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, as well as small businesses, nonprofits, and housing authorities in their business relationships and management, including helping them organize and establish subsidiaries and nonprofits, general board advisement, review of corporate structures and corporate compliance.

Steven Carr’s longtime experience with investor-owned public utility companies, utility holding companies and nonutility subsidiaries has provided him with a sophisticated understanding of commercial structures, project and bond financing, and other corporate and securities matters. Mr. Carr’s clients include Progress Energy, now a part of Duke Energy Corporation, the largest investor-owned electric and gas utility holding company in the U.S. serving 7 million customers in the Carolinas, Florida, and the Midwest and natural gas services in Ohio and Kentucky.

Ms. Ellinger and Mr. Carr handle and advise on multi-million dollar bond financings, including health care facilities.

Ms. Ellinger has represented the City of Raleigh in its community development lending program for many years and the firm’s lawyers continue to serve the City in these matters.

Ms. Ellinger is a long-time member of and counsel to the Carolinas Council of Housing Redevelopment & Codes Officials and has served as counsel to its member housing authorities in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Ellinger Carr is honored and proud to sponsor Preservation North Carolina and the North Carolina Housing Coalition and their work to preserve historically significant structures and homes, and to secure safe, affordable housing for families, seniors and persons with special needs.  We are frequent speakers and counselors for National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials national and regional conferences, and for executive directors of housing authorities in the Carolinas and nationally.

Please find more information about these organizations and other resources in the links below.

www.irs.gov – Internal Revenue Service

www.hud.gov – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

www.nahro.org – National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

www.cchrco2.com – Carolinas Council of Housing Redevelopment & Codes Officials

www.presnc.org – Preservation North Carolina

www.nchousing.org – North Carolina Housing Coalition

www.nchfa.com – North Carolina Housing Finance Agency