William F. Kerr, Jr. presented at the Regional Housing Summit on Housing Challenges and Opportunities held on February 8th.
He was part of a panel discussion that focused on housing affordability and how national and state models can be applicable in the Lehigh Valley. The discussion included various approaches being used to increase the availability of affordable housing locally and nationally. Mr. Kerr discussed the use of inclusionary and incentive zoning as tools for municipalities and developers interested in expanding affordable housing opportunities in specific communities.
William F. Kerr, Jr. has more than 22 years of experience in the area of real estate law, focusing on land use, land development and zoning; real estate taxation, real estate transactions; real estate title issues, eminent domain; real estate valuation, realty transfer tax and real estate code compliance. Mr. Kerr represents developers, property managers and property owners of single and multi-family residential, hotel, shopping center, commercial, industrial, golf course, day-care, prison, utility, cell tower and airport properties. He has successfully represented these clients, in Philadelphia and throughout eastern Pennsylvania, in obtaining various development, subdivision, zoning, and related approvals. Mr. Kerr also has extensive experience in successfully pursuing real estate tax assessment appeals, nonprofit real estate tax exemptions, preferential Agricultural Assessments and real estate tax abatements in various counties throughout eastern Pennsylvania. He has significant expertise in real estate tax assessment, land development and zoning, and related issues for affordable housing properties.
High Swartz LLP is a full-service law firm serving clients in the Delaware Valley and throughout Pennsylvania from offices in Norristown and Doylestown. Established in 1914, High Swartz serves the needs of businesses, municipalities, government entities, nonprofits and individuals. With offices in Bucks County and Montgomery County, the firm provides comprehensive counsel and legal support to individuals and business entities of all sizes across a broad spectrum of industries throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. For more information, go to www.highswartz.com.
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