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Gregg S. Yeutter

Of Counsel

Gregg is head of the firm’s nationally recognized Tax Credit Group in Omaha—36 attorneys and growing. His years of experience in the tax credit industry coupled with his broad knowledge of tax and partnership law make him an asset to a wide spectrum of impactful tax credit clients.

Gregg has been actively involved in the low-income housing tax credit arena since the inception of the LIHTC program in 1986. He also has extensive experience in closing historic rehabilitation tax credit, renewable energy tax credit and new markets tax credit transactions across the country. His Tax Credit Group’s clients include many of the nation’s most active direct corporate investors, syndicators, equity funds (state, regional and national), state agencies and developers. Gregg and his team also represent lenders providing construction, bridge and term financing to tax credit projects and they have significant experience in exits, workouts and resyndications.
Speaking Engagements
  • “Tax Reform: 30 Years in the Making—What Now?” Community Affordable Housing Equity Corporation Partners Conference, Greensboro, NC, June 6, 2018 (speaker)
  • “The Importance of Capital Accounts in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Transactions,” Community Affordable Housing Equity Corporation Partners Conference, Greensboro, NC, June 6, 2018 (speaker)
  • “Tax Reform Q&As with Kutak Rock and Novogradac,” National Association of State and Local Equity Funds Directors Midwinter Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, February 9, 2018 (speaker)

  • 2017: Celebrated 25th anniversary of Midwest Housing Equity Group, Inc. (MHEG), a nonprofit syndicator that Gregg helped establish in 1992 and for which Kutak Rock serves as exclusive counsel. Since then, MHEG has raised and invested over $2.0 billion in equity in more than 500 LIHTC projects, creating 15,500 affordable housing units with no foreclosures or loss of credits.
  • 2017: Assisted an “angel” investor purchase of a portfolio of LIHTC deals that were acquired by a syndicator on its warehouse line and became “stalled” due to tax reform concerns affecting the industry. Helped the same investor and syndicator organize a subsequent fund enabling the syndicator to close deals during the uncertainty of tax reform deliberations.
  • 2016: Participated in the $170 million financing of a 100-megawatt solar project consisting of 42 facilities in North Carolina, financed in part by more than $90 million of federal solar tax credit equity proceeds and $21 million of North Carolina solar credit equity proceeds.
  • 2009: Led the representation of a large LIHTC investor in connection with its desired $3.8 billion transfer of interests in 162 syndicated funds holding interests in approximately 4,000 LIHTC properties.

  • Governor’s Housing Partnership Award, 1994