Doruk Onvural



Vanderbilt University, JD, 2015

University of North Carolina, BA, 2011

    Doruk Onvural’s practice is focused on real estate, affordable housing, and community development transactions. He advises for-profit and nonprofit developers in the acquisition, rehabilitation, and new construction of housing projects financed with a mix of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, tax-exempt bonds, FHA-insured loans, and state and city funding sources. His experience includes “9-4 Twinned” structures, the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Program, and general real estate law.

    Prior to joining Klein Hornig, Doruk was a real estate associate in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he represented developers on real estate matters across various property types and geographic markets, with focus on mortgage loans, acquisitions and dispositions, development projects, joint ventures, commercial leases and corporate acquisitions with real estate components.


    • New York
    • District of Columbia
  • Represented a national for-profit developer in the conversion of public housing in Kentucky to the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program
  • Represented a national for-profit developer in the new construction of 348 units in Galveston, Texas, involving CDBG-Disaster Recovery funding and one of the first “Faircloth-to-RAD” closings in the country, through which public housing units were converted to the RAD program
  • Represented a joint venture of two nonprofit developers in the mixed-finance, multi-phased substantial rehabilitation of public housing in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Represented a national for-profit developer in the demolition and new construction of a “9-4 Twinned” mixed-income project, using a condominium structure to maximize Tax Credits
  • Represented a large regional nonprofit developer in a four-phase, 96-unit project in Montgomery County, Maryland, utilizing 4% Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and a Freddie TEL financing structure
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • ABA Forum on Affordable Housing & Development Law, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member