Affordable Housing

Our attorneys have been deeply engaged in affordable housing issues for many years. We have advised developers, non-profit organizations, and governments on formation, operation and compliance issues in connection with affordable housing programs, including:

  • Use of complex land trusts
  • Deed restrictions
  • Covenants
  • Ground lease structures

Large Scale Programs: We have been instrumental in assisting clients organize and operate large scale affordable housing programs at Stapleton, Lowry, and the Gates Redevelopment Area in Denver. We have negotiated complex affordable housing plans with the City and County of Denver on behalf of developers at the Gates Redevelopment Area, the Riverfront Redevelopment area, the South City Park Development area, the Prospect Development Area, and many others.  We have represented the City and County of Denver, the City and County of Broomfield, Summit County and Douglas County in forming and operating their affordable housing programs.

Regulatory Guidance: Our attorneys also assist clients in navigating local, state and federal regulatory frameworks governing affordable housing and senior housing. We are also well experienced in assisting clients in putting together multi-layered affordable housing finance packages encompassing city, state and federal funds and tax credits.

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