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Overview

Patricia Green is a Shareholder in the Real Estate Department. Her practice is focused on the representation of developers of high-quality affordable housing.

Representative Experience

  • Multi-family housing transactions financed with low income housing tax credits under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code; housing bonds issued by state and local housing finance authorities; HUD-insured mortgage loans; local government contributions; public grants; and Affordable Housing Program funds.
  • Representation of non-profit and for-profit providers of affordable housing for new construction as well as renovation of existing housing.
  • Bond refunding transactions.
  • General commercial real estate practice including: title and survey analysis, preparation and negotiation of commercial construction loan documents, pre-closing due diligence, and post-closing compliance issues.
  • Representation of commercial landlords and tenants in lease negotiations for office, restaurant, shopping center, and professional sports arena sites.
  • Representation of lenders in New Markets Tax Credit transactions; closed the source loan for the development of the new Camillus House campus in Miami, which provides housing, medical care and other humanitarian services to the indigent and homeless population of Miami-Dade County.
  • Represented the developer of a Miami-Dade County apartment community with special units set aside for youths aging out of foster care.
  • Represented the credit enhancer in a Louisiana Housing Corporation bond issue wherein the not-for-profit developer constructed housing for older persons.
  • Represented various developers of multi-phase housing communities constructed on the sites of existing rapid transit stations, as part of a county-wide effort to create transit-oriented residential projects.
  • Ongoing representation of developers in public/private partnerships which are engaged in the renovation of numerous existing public housing projects to create new, secure and attractive urban residential zones.
  • Assisted affordable housing developer, St. John Community Development Corporation and the CDP Companies, in the closing of the development and financing for St. John Plaza, a 90-unit apartment complex in Overtown, Miami. The project was financed through multiple sources, including bonds issued by the Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and the Housing Finance Authority of Miami-Dade County.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Local Advisory Committee of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, which provides funding and advice to non-profit Community Development Corporations involved in affordable housing in South Florida, former Member

Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2013-2019
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Publications & Presentations

Events: Workforce Housing
CREW-Miami|June 2016

Events: An Overview of the Legal Aspects of Financing Affordable Housing Using Bonds and Tax Credits
Southeastern Region Bond Conference & Workshop|March 2007

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In the Media: Legal Services and Pro Bono Attorneys Successfully Join Forces Once Again
Legal Services of Greater Miami |June 2016

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