Author - Lindsay Eimert

BOSTON PRIVATE BANK & TRUST COMPANY HOSTS DEMYSTIFYING FHA-INSURED MULTIFAMILY FINANCING SEMINAR

On May 24, 2018, Boston Private Bank & Trust Company hosted a seminar on FHA-insured multifamily financing. Kurt James of KJP moderated a panel discussion on leveraging untapped value in housing portfolios through FHA-insured financing. Topics covered in the seminar included the borrower’s perspective on FHA-insured executions, FHA financing basics and the role of the FHA lender, financing options and the role of the bank, the role of the consultant, and legal considerations of FHA-insured financing. The guest [...]

REBA HOSTS 40B HOUSING APPEALS COMMITTEE FORUM

On May 23, 2018, the Real Estate Bar Association (REBA) Affordable Housing Section hosted a brownbag lunch forum to discuss recent 40B Housing Appeals Committee (HAC) and court decisions. Co-Chairs Kurt James of KJP and Carol McIver of MassHousing moderated a panel discussion on recent significant decisions by HAC and the courts and the impacts of those decisions on affordable housing development. The guest speakers at this event were Shelagh A. Ellman-Pearl, Chair of the Housing Appeals Committee at the [...]

REBA HOSTS LEGISLATIVE FORUM

On April 10, 2018, the Real Estate Bar Association (REBA) Affordable Housing Section hosted a brownbag lunch forum to discuss the Commonwealth’s legislative housing agenda for 2018 – 2019. Co-Chairs Kurt James of KJP and Carol McIver of MassHousing moderated a panel discussion on the various budget proposals affecting housing development and financing. Included in this year’s legislative housing agenda, among other initiatives, are An Act to Promote Housing Choices (the Governor’s Housing Choice Initiative), An Act Financing The Production [...]

KJP PARTNERS LLP FACILITATES COMPLEX GENERAL PARTNER INTEREST ACQUISITIONS

Congratulations to the fantastic team involved in completing the prodigious closing of 19 General Partner Interest acquisitions, relating to 19 separate affordable housing multi-family complexes spanning three states. Bellemont Gardens, Campbell Place, Carlyle Place, Columbus Heights Subdivision, The Gates at Biloxi, The Gates at Coralbay, The Gates at Riverchase, The Grove Apartments, Hallmark Gardens, Hargrove Estates, Holly Hills, Lakeview Subdivision, Meadowbrook Subdivision, Northbrook Apartments, Oak Ridge Apartments, Point Place Apartments, Stratford Manor, Valley Park Subdivision, and Windsor Place serve their [...]

REBA HOSTS PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY FORUM

On March 28, 2018, the Real Estate Bar Association (REBA) Affordable Housing Committee hosted a brownbag lunch forum to discuss the financing opportunities and challenges faced by public housing authorities in developing and preserving affordable housing. Co-Chairs Kurt James of KJP and Carol McIver of MassHousing moderated a panel discussion on these opportunities and challenges as well as the outlook on public housing authority funding in the future. Public Housing Authorities have historically faced challenges in making necessary capital improvements [...]

BOSTON BAR ASSOCIATION HOSTS FUNDAMENTALS OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE CLE

On March 26, 2018, Julie Peabody of KJP, as co-chair of the Real Estate Finance Committee of the Boston Bar Association, co-hosted a panel with the Affordable Housing Committee on the Fundamentals of Affordable Housing Finance at the BBA. The program provided attendees with an overview of the basic structure, elements and challenges of financing affordable housing projects. The panel discussed a variety of methods of obtaining funding for affordable housing projects, including state and federal lending programs, low-income tax [...]