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DeKalb Avenue Apartments
in Brooklyn, NY.
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Affordable Housing and Homeless Services

Lawyers Alliance helps to create thousands of units of affordable and special needs housing, while working to increase services for homeless families and adults.

Clients include nonprofit affordable housing developers, housing development fund corporations, providers of neighborhood housing services, and supportive housing organizations serving special needs populations such as domestic violence survivors or the disabled. We also represent nonprofits that provide or advocate for food, shelter, and other social services.

Community Access sought our legal help with its joint venture with a for-profit developer to house formerly homeless adults with psychiatric disabilities and low-income adults in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. Our lawyers negotiated agreements with the project developer and represented the client throughout the construction loan and syndication closing. This partnership created 64 units of housing and on-site supportive services at DeKalb Apartments.

The New York State Association for Affordable Housing selected DeKalb Apartments for an Award for Excellence as 2004 "Project of the Year".

"Thanks to Lawyers Alliance's dedicated and knowledgeable attorneys, we have been able to complete several complicated affordable housing transactions."

- Margaret V. Knox, Project Manager, Community Access