William D.G. Baldwin

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Offices Cincinnati
Phone 513.723.4030
Fax 513.852.7812

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Bill is a partner in the Vorys Cincinnati office and a member of the finance, energy and real estate group.  His practice focuses on commercial real estate and related business matters, with a specialty in multifamily affordable housing finance, including representing lenders and owners in the financing of multifamily and senior housing under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) insured financing programs and other agency financing, including Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.  Most of the FHA financing transactions Bill handles involve projects syndicated using low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs). Bill also practices in development and construction, including the preparation of acquisition/disposition, design, development, construction, and management documents on behalf of owners and contractors.

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Bill has given presentations on affordable housing finance, tax-exempt bond financing, subcontractor issues in construction law,Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae), securitization of HUD-insured loans, eminent domain and adverse possession and he has participated in radio discussions regarding Kelo v. City of New London and City of Norwood v. Horney.

Bill received his J.D. magna cum laude from the Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law and received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin.

Before joining Vorys, Bill worked in the institutional trust areas at the Northern Trust Company in Chicago and Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati.  In addition, he served as General Counsel of Chavez Properties / Parking Company of America, Inc. from 2008 to 2010.

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