About Vinny Baumann

Vinny Baumann focuses his practice on affordable housing, with an emphasis on representing developers and lenders in transactions which involve Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) multifamily affordable housing programs, including Section 8 and other project-based rental assistance, property transfers under a range of HUD preservation programs, and prepayments and assumptions of Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insured mortgages. Vinny also works with national mortgage lenders and developers in complex real estate finance transactions, with an emphasis on construction and permanent lending utilizing tax-exempt bonds and tax credit financing.

Experience that lends itself to a depth of knowledge

Vinny also has prior experience working for a nonprofit developer and a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit syndicator and has represented multifamily lenders utilizing FHA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loan programs. Vinny has experience as lender’s counsel on FHA loans under both the Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) and LEAN programs. Prior to becoming an attorney, Vinny worked for a variety of offices in the US Department of Housing and Urban Development including the Office of Multifamily Insured Housing, the Office of Program Enforcement, and the Office of Fair Housing.

Practice Focus

  • Freddie Mac TEL financing
  • HUD Section 8 multifamily subsidies
  • FHA multifamily financing
  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credits