Ric Gilmore, senior partner and co-founder of Saxon|Gilmore, was a presenter at the annual Florida Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (“FAHRO”) conference and trade show. FAHRO offers networking and training opportunities to people who provide public, assisted, and other affordable housing in Florida.
His presentation included legal updates for public housing authorities. Mr. Gilmore serves as general counsel to housing authorities in Florida and as special counsel in other states relative to affordable housing development matters, involving a multiplicity of legal issues unique to housing authorities as well as applicable to governmental agencies and/or corporate entities. He has developed a specialty in public housing law and has been involved in two extensive litigation matters appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court that established nationwide precedents. Further, Mr. Gilmore has been involved in the establishment and operation of instrumentalities and affiliates associated with development and fundraising for housing authorities. He has considerable experience in Florida Government in the Sunshine laws, Public Records Law, real estate redevelopment, and corporate governance issues affecting commissioners of housing authorities, as well as public finance relative to issuance of municipal bonds and acquisition of tax credits.
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