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Parker Poe Provides Pro Bono Counsel on Affordable Housing Development in Raleigh

    Community, News
  • January 30, 2020

Raleigh, N.C. – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that Jake Parrott and Anil Makhija recently provided pro bono counsel to the Presbytery of New Hope on a large affordable housing development for senior citizens in downtown Raleigh.

Jake and Anil provided counsel to the Presbytery of New Hope on the dissolution of Milner Memorial Presbyterian Church and in the negotiation of the long-term ground lease for the site of the former church.

The development, a collaboration between The Presbytery of New Hope, The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. and DHIC, Inc. is located in downtown Raleigh, where there is a significant need for senior affordable housing. Construction on the 150-unit development is slated to begin in 2021.

You can find additional coverage of the project in The News & Observer and the Triangle Business Journal.

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Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has more than 225 lawyers in eight offices in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Washington, D.C. The firm provides legal counsel to many of the largest companies and local governments in the Southeast.

Parker Poe is a member of two leading international legal networks: TerraLex and the Employment Law Alliance. TerraLex and the ELA have chosen Parker Poe to help guide clients through the challenges of global business.

Parker Poe has a rich tradition of providing legal services pro bono publico – for the public good. Its attorneys take seriously the duty to help meet the legal needs of people with limited means, as well as the nonprofits who serve our communities, providing thousands of hours of free representation every year.