Cynthia Langelier Paine concentrates her tax practice on commercial real estate as well as affordable housing, economic development, and subsidized transactions. She has experience in all aspects of real estate, including acquisition, sales, financing, debt restructuring, commercial finance, and public/private partnerships.
Cynthia advises a variety of clients, including nonprofit and for-profit developers, lenders, syndicators, housing authorities, and governmental entities concerning the preservation and development of affordable rental housing. She represents community development corporations in connection with revitalization plans and commercial developments. She also has extensive experience advising clients regarding organizational and financing structures for complex transactions as well as identifying business issues and formulating creative and practical solutions.
Cynthia is notably skilled at providing guidance on a variety of federal housing and healthcare programs, mixed-finance developments, urban in-fill mixed-use projects, RAD, commercial developments in underserved communities, low-income housing tax credits, new market tax credits, historic tax credits, green development and tax incentives, bond financing, for-profit/nonprofit joint ventures, and federal, state, and local financing resources.