About Vinny Baumann

Vinny Baumann focuses his practice on affordable housing, with an emphasis on representing lenders in transactions which involve Low- Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs), tax-exempt bond financing, and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) multifamily affordable housing programs. Vinny also works with national mortgage lenders on a wide variety of HUD regulatory compliance issues, including HUD program enforcement matters before the Mortgagee Review Board, lender restructurings, Quality Control Plan compliance, Identity-of-Interest approvals and other matters requiring HUD approval.

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