Borah, Matthew

Matthew Borah

Senior Counsel
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Matthew Borah focuses his practice primarily in the area of affordable housing. He also has broad experience in the areas of commercial real estate and real estate finance.

Matthew Borah focuses his practice primarily in the area of affordable housing. He also has broad experience in the areas of commercial real estate and real estate finance.

Matthew’s representative experience includes:

Affordable Housing Development

Matthew represents for-profit and nonprofit developers in the acquisition, financing, development and construction of affordable housing developments. He also has experience in the acquisition and disposition of partnership interests in entities that own and operate affordable housing developments. He has represented clients in transactions financed with:

  • Low-income housing tax credits
  • HOME funds
  • Tax-exempt bonds
  • FHA insured multi-family loans
  • Loans under the 223(f) and 221(d)(4) programs
  • Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loan programs
  • A variety of other private and governmental funding sources

Matthew’s development experience includes drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, complex easement agreements, declarations of restrictions and community facilities agreements. Additionally, Matthew forms Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) and Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs) to be part of a development’s organization structure.

Real Estate & Real Estate Finance

Matthew represents lenders and developers in the financing, acquisition and development of commercial real estate. He has extensive experience drafting and negotiating loan documents, reviewing due diligence materials, including title and survey and leasing documentation, and handling all closing activities.

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CREDENTIALS
Education
  • J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2005
  • B.A., with highest honors, University of Florida, 2002
    Phi Beta Kappa
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 2011
  • New York