Christine Morgan addresses all aspects of clients’ real estate needs, including handling financing, acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, leases, easements, and local counsel opinions. She has represented lenders and borrowers in hundreds of transactions involving the financing of real estate or commercial transactions.
Christine has extensive experience representing affordable housing developers in projects involving rental units, condominium units for first-time homeowners, and mixed-use developments. She assists these developers in acquiring the development sites and financing the projects through conventional sources, governmental grants and loans, and tax credits. Financing for these projects frequently involves multiple funding sources, including conventional construction and permanent loans, governmental grants and loans, community loan funds, state and federal low-income housing tax credits, state and federal historic tax credits, tax-exempt and taxable bonds, HUD-insured loans, and Section 8 and RAD subsidies.
A frequent author and lecturer, she has written on public-private partnership agreements, affordable housing legislation, and clean energy financing available to commercial property owners.
Christine serves on the Grievance Panel for the New Haven Judicial District, is a Life Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellows, and has served on the boards of the Connecticut Bar Foundation; New Haven Legal Assistance Association, Inc.; the former New Haven Public Education Fund, Inc.; the former Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund, Inc.; and Christian Community Action, Inc.