Bart is POAH’s Managing Director of Acquisitions and General Counsel. He has more than 17 years of experience in housing policy, finance, law and development, with particular expertise in representing owners and developers utilizing tax exempt bond financing in their development activities.
As Senior Housing Counsel at the law firm of Goulston & Storrs in Boston, he oversaw the purchase, financing, development and syndication of both individual transactions and portfolios of assisted properties across the country. He has also represented public entities engaged in the financing and development of affordable housing as well as both public housing authorities and private developers engaged in HOPE VI and public housing redevelopment efforts.
Bart was previously Corporation Counsel at Rhode Island Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation. There he oversaw the legal aspects of the corporation’s activities as single family and multi-family bond issuer, low income housing tax credit allocation agency, lender and public corporation. He also ran an agency-sponsored equity fund which invested in low income housing and historic tax credit developments in Rhode Island. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Clark University and his law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law.