ADMISSION TO PRACTICE:
Bennett P. Applegate
A founding member of Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen, Ben has been actively involved in the development and finance of affordable housing throughout his career. He has significant experience with various federal, state and local loan and grant programs utilized for the rehabilitation or new construction of multi-family housing, including housing for families, the elderly, the homeless and individuals with special needs.
Ben’s practice includes the representation of profit and non-profit developers, syndicators and direct investors involved with projects utilizing the syndication of low-income housing tax credits. He is a frequent speaker throughout the country on the structuring and negotiation of affordable housing development transactions. In 2009, Ben, along with Tom Thorne-Thomsen, was recognized by Business and Professional People for the Public Interest (BPI) as one of BPI’s “40 Who’ve Made a Difference” for the people of the Chicago Region.
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