Washington, DC Office
Cody Bannon is an associate whose practice focuses on representations of public housing authorities and non-profit and for profit developers engaged in affordable housing development. He brings a wealth of experience in both the public and private sector to his clients, having recently served as a Presidential Management Fellow at HUD and previously having worked in the real estate development industry in Arizona.
Selected Recent Transactions
- Underwrote a $53 million FHA multifamily loan and obtained approval from the HUD National Loan Committee.
- Drafted Housing Assistance Program renewal contract comfort letters and processed the associated contract assignments.
- Developed the HUD standard operating procedure for the Transfer of Physical Assets and processed applications under it.
- Represented an affordable housing cooperative regarding its McKinney Act Loan with the DC Housing Finance Agency.
- Counseled a non-profit youth organization on financial and organizational regulatory compliance with the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, DC Office of Tax and Revenue, and US Internal Revenue Service.
- Advocated on behalf of an affordable housing cooperative for a feasible loan repayment plan with the DC government.
- Briefed a Tax Credit Pilot loan committee member on project compliance with HUD guidelines prior to a committee vote.
Major Prior Work Experience
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Multifamily Housing, Presidential Management Fellow
- Community and Economic Development Law Clinic (American University Washington College of Law), Student Attorney
- Center Human Rights & Humanitarian Law (American University), Dean’s Fellow
- U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of the Inspector General, Law Clerk
- Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Bankruptcy Judges Division, Law Clerk
- Kyle Moyer & Company, Public Affairs Consulting Firm, Project Manager
- Light Rail Connect, Real Estate and Website Intern
Awards and Professional Activities
- Member, American Bar Association Forum on Housing and Community Development Law
- Member, American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trusts, and Estate Law
- Member, New York State Bar Association
- Member, Toastmasters International
American University Washington College of Law, J.D.
- Reports Editor, International Law Review
American University School of International Service, M.A. International Affairs
Arizona State University, B.S. Housing and Urban Development cum laude
- District of Columbia Bar
- New York Bar
- Virginia Bar