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Kathie Soroka

About Kathie Soroka

Kathie Soroka is counsel in Nixon Peabody’s New York office where she focuses on affordable housing development. Prior to joining Nixon Peabody, she served as Senior Counsel to the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. She has helped public and private clients nationwide structure complex real estate transactions with multiple layers of finance, navigating various federal, state and local requirements. Kathie recently published the article “Top 5 Ways to Use Opportunity Zone Funds in LIHTC Deals,” in Affordable Housing Finance. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School, speaks nationally at industry events and serves as the co-chair of the ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development annual meeting.

Qualified Opportunity Zones

So You Want to Invest in Opportunity Zones?: Think Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

Qualified Opportunity Investing with LIHTC Transactions There’s a lot of buzz on the subject of investment in Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds. Congressional sponsors were hopeful that this new tax benefit regime, created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, could attract new sources of capital to under-developed neighborhoods in need of investment. But […]

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