ADMISSION TO PRACTICE:
Nicole A. Jackson
Nicole joined Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen in 2001. Her practice focuses on affordable housing development, with a particular emphasis on multi-tiered transactions. Nicole represents developers in a variety of complex low-income housing transactions, including transactions utilizing multiple funding sources, such as FHA-insurance, municipal bonds, HOPE VI and public housing capital funds, state and historic tax credits and federal programs such as HOME and CDBG.
Nicole has represented a variety of developers that are engaged in the redevelopment of public housing in Chicago. Representative redevelopment projects and clients include: Robert Taylor Homes/Legends South (Brinshore-Michaels); Henry Horner Homes/Westhaven (Brinshore-Michaels); Cabrini Green/Parkside Old Town (Holsten Real Estate Development); Hilliard Homes (Holsten Real Estate Development); Ogden North/Park Douglas (Brinshore-Michaels in partnership with Sinai Community Institute); and Britton Budd and Pomeroy Senior Housing (Chicago Housing Authority). Nicole counsels tax credit syndicators in connection with investments in affordable housing developments nationwide. Nicole has structured and documented real estate loans for both commercial banks and private lenders. Nicole also works on traditional real estate matters involving the sale and acquisition of property.
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