After eight years of service to the Agency as the Deputy General Counsel, Mr. Winter was named the Issuer’s Interim General Counsel in December 2016. Throughout Mr. Winter’s tenure at the Issuer, he has provided legal assistance to the Issuer in structuring single-family and both traditional and innovatively-structured multifamily housing revenue bond transactions. Tax-exempt and taxable bond transaction types including those credit-enhanced under HUD’s Risk-Sharing Program, Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, as well as unrated, unenhanced direct purchases. In addition, Mr. Winter has prepared all McKinney Act loan documents including Deeds of Trust, Promissory Notes, Guarantees, Declarations of Covenants and related documents. Mr. Winter has reviewed construction requisitions for compliance with federal and local law including tax-exempt bond compliance, tax credit compliance, Davis-Bacon Act compliance and compliance with local hiring laws and other Issuer requirements. Periodically, Mr. Winter conducts legal research regarding issues such as the local Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA) and prepares legal memoranda as requested.
Mr. Winter has 16 years of legal experience in the mortgage revenue bond and low income housing tax credit programs. Prior to joining the Issuer, Mr. Winter held various legal positions in Washington, D.C. and North Carolina. He graduated from the Duke University School of Law and is a member of the District of Columbia Bar.