Duke University School of Law , JD, 2013, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
Swarthmore College, BA, 2007, high honors, Phi Beta Kappa
Paige Gentry focuses her practice on a wide range of affordable housing and community development issues. She regularly represents developers in LIHTC 9-4 twinning deals, RAD/Section 18 blends, RAD for PRAC transactions, represents CDEs and QALICBs in new markets tax credit transactions, and works with affordable housing owners to install solar on existing affordable housing projects. In her role as a senior associate, Paige manages transactions and deal teams from predevelopment through closing, providing advice and guidance to clients regarding structure and deal issues, leading the Klein Hornig deal team, negotiating and structuring deal documents, and shepherding documents and deal parties through the closing process.
Before joining Klein Hornig, Paige was an associate at a large nationwide law firm, where she focused her work on New Markets Tax Credits and Renewable Energy Tax Credits. Paige regularly represented equity investors, lenders and developers on issues relating to the development and financing of solar and wind developments and businesses located in low-income areas nationwide. Paige earned her J.D. from Duke University School of Law in 2013, where she was a notes editor of the Duke Law Journal, a member of the Community Enterprise Clinic, and an active volunteer with the Public Interest Law Retreat and various pro bono programs. Prior to law school, Paige worked with a community economic development corporation in Oregon focusing on community development finance and social finance. Paige’s work in Oregon included the creation and development of a Community Land Trust.
Outside of Klein Hornig, Paige regularly volunteers as a tutor with So Others Might Eat and is a board member of the Charles Koiner Center for Urban Farming.
- District of Columbia
- North Carolina
- Represented a national nonprofit developer in the rehabilitation of an existing senior affordable housing facility involving tax-exempt bond financing and Low-Income Tax Credits.
- Represented a national nonprofit developer in the acquisition and redevelopment of a mixed income affordable housing complex involving tax-exempt bond financing, Low-Income Tax Credits, and state and local funds.
- Represented a local nonprofit development company in the construction of a mixed used space, including elderly housing, commercial space, and family-focused housing involving tax-exempt bond financing, Low-Income Tax Credits, and RAD funds.
- Represented a local developer in the expansion of a charter school.
- Represented a tenant association in connection with their reorganization in preparation for the sale and redevelopment of its property.
- Counseled a local non-profit on its compliance with 501(c)(3) rules regarding lobbying.
- American Bar Association, Member
- North Carolina Bar Association, Member
- Swarthmore Alumni Council (2013-2015), Secretary
- World Economic Forum Global Shaper, Member, Executive Committee