Affordable Housing & Community Development

Ellinger Carr provides counsel in matters relating to affordable housing, subsidized housing, community development, tax credits for affordable housing, historic rehabilitation, and renewable energy, bond financing, land use, zoning and municipal law matters.

The firm’s lawyers represent developers, investors and lenders in matters involving nonprofit entities, partnerships, limited liability companies, and housing authorities throughout North Carolina and South Carolina and elsewhere in the United States, from New York to Florida, and in the Gulf Coast in public-private alliances partnerships, including new multi-family housing built in the recovery from the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.  The firm’s lawyers are serving in all types of contract negotiation matters, commercial real estate development, tax credit equity investments, commercial and residential leases, negotiations with local, state, and federal agencies, including North Carolina, South Carolina and other states’ housing finance agencies, cities and counties, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Internal Revenue Service.

The firm also has extensive experience in HOME loan financing and regulations, HUD loan programs,  Federal Home Loan Bank financing, municipal bond financing of affordable housing, community development block grants, legislation, procurement, HOPE VI, and other state and federal financing sources of affordable housing and community development.

Ellinger Carr lawyers also serve homeowner associations (HOAs) and advise homeowners and condominium owners and HOA boards and management companies in HOA and planned community legal and real property matters, HOA assessments, liens and disputes.