Kelli Harsch


Kelli Harsch

Career Overview

Current Focus: I joined Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen in 2007. I focus my real estate practice on affordable housing finance and development representing investors, syndicators, and developers, both non-profit and for profit. I have experience in multi-tiered debt and equity financing structures utilizing federal and state Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, federal and state historic tax credits, FHA-insured loans, public housing capital grants, and a variety of state and local funding programs.

I also have experience providing legal and policy assistance to municipalities and community groups related to creating, preserving, and rehabilitating affordable housing.


Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
    • Member, Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law
    • Member, Business Law Section
    • Member, Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
  • Board Member, Housing Action Illinois
  • Board Member, Oak Park Regional Housing Center


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