Christian D. Dubois

Partner

Overview

Christian is a real estate transactional attorney focusing most of his practice on financing affordable housing projects. He also represents builders and developers in all aspects of the finance, acquisition, disposition, rehabilitation, and construction of residential, commercial, and mixed-use projects funded by private activity bonds, federal and state tax credits, and various other types of public financing.  

Affordable Housing Development And Financing

For profit and non-profit affordable housing developers seek Christian's counsel in the acquisition, financing, and development of their projects. Having been involved in the development of thousands of units of mixed- and low-income rental housing throughout the United States, Christian advises his clients on the complex financial structures required for the acquisition, rehabilitation, construction, and disposition of these projects.

Broad Real Estate Industry Experience

Christian represents developers, investors, and lenders in the financing, acquisition, disposition, and leasing of office, residential, and industrial properties. His clients seek his advice on joint venture and mortgage financing transactions. He regularly drafts and negotiates contracts and coordinates and conducts due diligence, including title and survey review, and handles all closing activities for these transactions.

Representative
Matters

Represented the developer in the financing and construction of an affordable housing project in Hawaii, involving multiple layers of debt and equity, including tax exempt multi-family housing bonds, low-income housing tax credits, United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development loan funds, HOME loan funds, Hawaii Community Reinvestment Corporation loan funds, a Rental Housing Trust Fund loan from the Hawaii Housing Development and Finance Corporation, and Department of Housing and Urban Development loan funds.

Represented the borrower in the simultaneous refinancing with Fannie Mac of 11 affordable housing projects in various regions of California.

Represented the non-profit managing general partner in over a dozen new joint venture low- and mixed-income development projects in California over a one year span.

Represented the developer in the financing of a three-property scattered site affordable housing project in New Mexico, involving tax exempt multi-family housing bonds, low-income housing tax credits, and United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development loan funds.

Publications &
Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Awards &
Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Senior Editor, UCLA Law Review

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2006
  • B.A., Harvard College, 1996, cum laude