Kari Gardiner is an associate in the firm's Real Estate Department who focuses her practice on a wide range of complex affordable housing and community development transactions involving low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC), tax-exempt bond financing, HOME loan financing, federal and state operating subsidies such as U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program, project-based rental assistance, public housing funds, and conventional financing. The community development aspect of her practice includes a focus on Choice Neighborhood Implementation (CNI) grants, new markets tax credits (NMTCs), and historic tax credits (HTCs).
As a member of the firm’s affordable housing and community development practice, she assists with the representation of public housing authorities, nonprofits, other affordable housing developers, and community development entities (“CDEs) in connection with their HUD regulatory, tax credit, real estate, and business issues, as applicable.
The George Washington University Law School (J.D., 2017)
Pro Bono Honors
Presidential Service Award
Student volunteer, Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project
Bard College (B.A., 2003)
District of Columbia