Christopher A. Walker Named to Jacksonville Housing Authority
June 9, 2021 | Press Releases
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Lippes Mathias is pleased to announce Christopher A. Walker, Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Jacksonville office, has been appointed by Mayor Lenny Curry to the Jacksonville Housing Authority.
Chris advises investors, financial institutions, investment developers, builders, contractors, condominiums, and civic associations in the development, negotiation, and financing of complex real estate transactions, including closing affordable housing and public finance transactions, and economic development matters. His affordable housing experience includes large affordable housing portfolio sales and acquisitions, low-income housing tax credits, construction, non-profit development, joint ventures, HAP contracts, HUD financing, institutional financing, bonds, fair housing, and other financial programs to promote affordable housing, stability, and security of individuals and families. He regularly advises management companies in connection with real estate ventures, including compliance and insurance-related matters. Chris assists clients with all aspects of investment, including raising capital, stock, and asset acquisitions, private placements, joint ventures, and public financing.
About the Jacksonville Housing Authority
The Jacksonville Housing Authority was established to fill the need for a more effective and community service-oriented public housing agency. Prior to establishing the Jacksonville Housing Authority, Public Housing and Section 8 were operated by the City of Jacksonville, Department of Housing and Urban Development (City HUD).
About Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 130 attorneys serving clients regionally, nationally, and internationally. With offices in Buffalo, Albany and New York, N.Y.; Greater Toronto Area; Chicago, Ill.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Washington, D.C., the firm represents publicly and privately-owned companies, private equity and venture capital firms, real estate developers, financial institutions, municipalities, governmental entities, and individuals.
Year after year, Lippes Mathias is proud to be recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®, U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers and Chambers USA.
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