Matthew Hall concentrates his practice in affordable housing development, real estate finance, not-for-profit law, and corporate law.
Matt has represented both for-profit and nonprofit developers on scores of large-scale, complex affordable housing projects utilizing Federal, state and city housing finance programs and numerous other funding sources. In addition, he has extensive experience with the Joint Equity Ownership (JOE NYC) program, faith-based development initiatives, Goldstein Hall’s Emerging Development Program, acquisitions, tax incentive programs, green/passive housing, veterans affairs, organizational restructuring, and condominium and cooperative law.
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, or has recently served, on several boards of directors of not-for-profit groups throughout New York City, including the prestigious La Mama Experimental Theatre Club and the New York WEB Center.
He is a Captain in the United States Navy Reserve. Matt has a DAWIA Level II contracting certification and has served in a leadership role in several contracting commands, both CONUS and OCONUS. Matt is a veteran of both the Iraq and Afghanistan campaigns, for which he has received numerous commendations. In recognition of his extraordinary efforts in Afghanistan, he was presented with a special commendation from the congressionally chartered Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is very active in veteran affairs, both in New York and Washington, D.C.
He received his law degree from Howard University, and earned a master’s degree in business administration and an undergraduate degree from The George Washington University.
Affordable Housing Development
Real Estate Finance