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Christine Waldmann Carmody

Christine Waldmann Carmody is a partner in the Financial Services Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Washington office. Ms. Carmody also is a member of the firm’s Affordable Housing and Community Development Practice Group.

Ms. Carmody concentrates her practice in real estate and commercial project finance, specifically in the representation of lenders and developers in connection with the acquisition, construction, substantial rehabilitation and refinancing of affordable and market rate multifamily housing and health care facilities.

Ms. Carmody leads the firm’s efforts with respect to FHA’s MAP and LEAN lending programs. She coordinates closings throughout the U.S. for lenders providing financing for multifamily housing projects and health care facilities pursuant to FHA insurance programs, including Sections 220, 221(d)(4), 223(a)(7), 223(f), 232 and 241(a) of the National Housing Act, with particular expertise in complex structures including those with Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Historic Tax Credits, taxable and tax-exempt bonds, secondary financing from state and local sources, bridge loans, Section 8 contracts, HOPE VI funds, 202 and 236 Use Agreements, and/or mezzanine financing. Ms. Carmody also has closed several LEAN portfolios, and has extensive experience with A/R Financing and Master Leases in connection with FHA financing. In addition, she has assisted lenders in acquiring their FHA MAP and LEAN licenses, as well as Ginnie Mae Issuer approval, and provides guidance on post-closing servicing issues such as TPAs.

Ms. Carmody’s recent publications include:

  • “Owner Blazes New Trail in Restructuring Old Section 202 Loan” (co-author), Affordable Housing Finance Magazine (May 2005)
  • “Mixed Finance Rules and Capital Leverage Financing Update”, presented at the New Jersey NAHRO Annual Meeting, Seaview, New Jersey (November 2004)
  • “Pennsylvania Capital Fund Securitization Moves Ahead” (co-author), Housing Bond Report (October 2004).

Ms. Carmody graduated cum laude from Wellesley College in 1989 and from Georgetown University Law Center in 1995. She was a projects editor of the American Criminal Law Review and a Housing and Community Development Clinic participant at the Harrison Institute for Public Law.

Ms. Carmody is admitted to the bar in Maryland and the District of Columbia. She is a member of Women in Housing and Finance and the ABA Real Property Committee on Financing of Affordable Housing, and runs the Wellesley Lawyer’s Network in DC.



Education
B.A. 1989, cum laude, Wellesley College
J.D. 1995 Georgetown University Law Center; projects editor, American Criminal Law Review


Bar Admissions
Admitted to practice in District of Columbia and Maryland

Christine Waldmann Carmody
Partner
Phone: 202.220.1231
Fax: 202.220.1665
waldmannc@pepperlaw.com
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Office(s)
Washington, D.C.

Practice Area(s)
Affordable Housing and Community Development
Community Reinvestment Act

Financial Services
Government Contracts

Multifamily Finance
Nonprofit Organizations and Foundations

Real Estate


Articles


FHA Multifamily Rental Project Closing Document Revisions

Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blasts: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), September 22, 2014 and October 6, 2014


Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), September 5, 2014

Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), July 23, 2014


Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), June 26, 2014

Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), May 7, 2014


Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), April 25, 2014

Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), February 27, 2014


New Intercreditor Agreement Published for Notice

Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), January 28, 2014


Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), November 12, 2013

Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), October 25, 2013


Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), September 26, 2013

Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-mail Blast Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), August 28, 2013


Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), June 26, 2013

Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), April 29, 2013


Highlights of HUD’s New Section 232 LEAN Closing Documents, April 9, 2013

Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), February 28, 2013


Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-Mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), December 19, 2012

Summary of HUD’s New Draft LEAN Loan Documents, December 21, 2012


Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), October 31, 2012

Summary of HUD’s New LEAN 232 Regulations, September 7, 2012


Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), August 29, 2012

Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), June 27, 2012


Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), May 4, 2012

Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), April 30, 2012


Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), March 30, 2012

HUD Launches its 223(f)/Low Income Housing Tax Credit Pilot Program


Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-mail Blast: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), February 2, 2012

FHA Multifamily Financing Update: What’s There, and How to Use It


The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Public Housing Capital Fund Allocations

Housing Update


Owner Blazes New Trail in Restructuring Old Section 202 Loan: Case Study of Kirby Manor

Pennsylvania Capital Fund Securitization Moves Ahead


Housing Update

Housing Update


Housing Update

Housing Update



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