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Staff Counsel

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Public Interest

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Date Last Verified

Aug 27, 2021

Valid Through

Dec 10, 2021

Posted on

Jul 20, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Chicago, IL, United States

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Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Staff Counsel
Responsible for closing basic loans and grants. Drafts and negotiates loan and grant documents and reviews and approves all due diligence submitted by grantees and borrowers. Represent the Authority with legal issues related to asset management on previously closed loans and grants, including, but not limited to, workouts, foreclosures, transfers of physical assets and loan and grant modifications. May be required to appear in court on matters pertaining to foreclosures, mechanics liens, fair housing, and building code violations. Responsible for advising Authority staff on issues arising under the administrative law areas of, including, freedom of information, procurement, ethics, open meetings, and administrative procedures. Handle transactions involving only federal and state tax credit allocations. Responsible for drafting and negotiating contracts. Responsible for conducting research and assisting on other matters as assigned by a Supervising Senior Counsel, the Deputy General Counsel, or the General Counsel.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: B.A. or B.S. Degree, or equivalent, and a JD Degree. Must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois. 1+ year of experience in real estate law and/or contract law. Affordable housing experience is desired.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1373

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Illinois Housing Development Authority
401 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60611


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