Matthew Hall has substantial experience practicing in the areas of affordable housing development, governmental affairs, real estate finance, not-for-profit law and banking and finance. He has broad-based experience in project development and has represented both for-profit and nonprofit developers on scores of complex affordable housing projects utilizing Federal, State and City housing finance programs and numerous other funding sources. In addition, he has extensive experience in acquisitions, tax incentive programs, veterans affairs, faith-based development, not-for-profit organizational restructuring, and condominium and cooperative law.
Matt has worked on numerous real estate development projects utilizing sustainable development practices. Matt frequently lectures on affordable housing for developers, housing professionals, community development organizations and lenders/investors. He has lectured and led workshops for numerous organizations, including the Enterprise Foundation, the Supportive Housing Network of New York (SHNNY), the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD), New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH) and Urban Homesteaders Assistance Board (UHAB).
Matt also serves on several boards of directors of not-for-profit groups throughout New York City. He is Commanding Officer of a Pentagon-based reserve unit supporting the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, and he is a Contracting Officer with DAWIA Level II certification. Matt is very active in veteran affairs, both in New York and Washington, D.C.
- State of New York
- State Bar of Maryland
- District of Columbia Bar
- Affordable housing development
- Green/passive housing
- Government affairs
- Real estate finance
- Not-for-profit law
- Corporate/business law
- Faith-based initiatives
- Veterans Affairs
- Howard University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2000
- The George Washington University, M.B.A., 1997
- The George Washington University, M.A., Political Management, 1993
- American Legion
- Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
- New York City Bar (HUD Subcommittee)
- Association of the United States Navy
- New York State Bar Association (Veterans Committee)