Christian is a real estate transactional attorney focused on representing both for-profit and non-profit developers of affordable housing projects in residential, commercial, and mixed-use projects funded by private activity bonds, federal and state tax credits, and various other types of public financing. In addition to his extensive experience with projects in California and other western states, Christian has focused much of his practice on low income housing tax credit deals in the State of Hawaii, having closed multiple deals across the islands of Oahu, Maui and Hawaii with various state and county financing sources. His extensive experience in affordable housing transactions gives him helpful insights into the structuring and terms of affordable housing projects.
Affordable Housing Financing
Developers rely on Christian’s ability to close complicated affordable housing projects, as well as his expertise in structuring tax credit and bond financings with multiple sources of debt and equity. Christian also is an authority on California’s property tax exemption for affordable housing, among other sources of affordable housing subsidy.
Broad Real Estate Industry Experience
Christian has extensive experience in affordable housing, as well as mixed-used and mixed-income projects, having represented developers in the financing, acquisition, development, rehabilitation, and disposition of tens of thousands of units throughout California, Hawaii and several other states. He is sought out by developers to structure complex real estate-secured transactions and to negotiate and document purchases, sales, joint ventures, and debt financings.