Drew Marlar

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Mr. Marlar is a partner in Kutak Rock’s Atlanta office and focuses his practice on structuring complex finance transactions for non-profit developers, for-profit developers and investors in affordable housing and commercial development projects. Mr. Marlar has extensive expertise in the HOME Investment Partnerships Program, the Community Development Block Grant Program, Neighborhood Stabilization Program, New Markets Tax Credits and Low Income Housing Tax Credits. In 2008 he served as in-house counsel to Habitat for Humanity International. During his tenure at Habitat, he implemented its first New Markets Tax Credit transaction and redesigned its existing private placement note program. Mr. Marlar also has over 10 years of experience representing national and regional developers and lenders in multistate real estate-secured transactions, leasing agreements and environmental compliance and diligence.

  • Counsel to Habitat for Humanity in its $100 million private placement note program.
  • Counsel to Habitat for Humanity in its for sale affordable housing New Markets Tax Credit program.
  • Counsel to Neighborhood Stabilization Program grantees and developers in all aspects of the implementation of their programs and compliance with federal regulations.
  • Counsel to a certified development entity in a New Markets Tax Credit transaction combining tax allocation district bond proceeds for the development of an $80 million arts and cultural facility in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Counsel to a national lender in a series of structured finance transactions totaling over $200 million in tax-exempt bond financing involving multifamily residential housing projects in 15 states.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of The Living Room, a nonprofit housing organization providing assistance to individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS in Atlanta.