Public Finance and Tax Credit Finance

McDowell Rice has experienced public finance and tax credit finance attorneys.  Our experience includes serving as bond counsel, borrower’s counsel, trustee’s counsel and lender’s counsel in a variety of transactions.  We are familiar with obligations of state and local governments (including cities, counties, school districts and a variety of local authorities), housing authorities, 501(c)(3) entities (including health care and higher education institutions) and various private activity bonds.  In addition, we are experienced with tax credit programs, such as Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits and various state tax credits.  
Tax-exempt bonds and tax credit programs typically involve complex structuring and layering of debt and equity financing.  Our lawyers are well-suited to address the business, tax, real estate and state law implications of these financings.

Our attorneys are experienced in:

• Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
• New Market Tax Credits
• Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits
• State Tax Credits
• Combining tax credit programs
• Master lease structures 
• Obligations involving HUD
• Pooled Lease Structures
• Energy Savings Financing
• Restructuring of debt and equity
• Tax-Exempt Leasing (governmental and 501(c)(3))
• Equipment Financing
• Real Property Financing
• Aircraft Financing
• Vehicle Financing

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