Christopher A. Walker Speaks at Downtown Council of Jacksonville Event
February 4, 2022 | Press Releases
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – Christopher A. Walker, partner-in-charge of Lippes Mathias’ Jacksonville, Fla. office, presented “Jacksonville Housing Authority: 5 Ws Answered,” to the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Downtown Council. Chris, who serves as chair of the Jacksonville Housing Authority, shared progress updates about Jacksonville’s rising housing and rent prices at the meeting.
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 Downtown Council of Jacksonville
The Downtown Council of Jacksonville is a 501c6 membership organization and branch of the regional JAX Chamber. It represents Jacksonville’s downtown business community, which includes major corporations, growing businesses and start-ups. Its goal is to connect these businesses so that Downtown Jacksonville will thrive and prosper.
About Lippes Mathias LLP
Lippes Mathias is a full-service law firm with more than 135 attorneys serving clients regionally, nationally, and internationally. With offices in Buffalo, Albany, Rochester, 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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