Hobbs Straus has represented tribes and TDHEs in development of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA), as well as at each negotiated rulemaking and statutory reauthorization.
- Provide counsel to tribal governments and tribal business entities on financial options and securing funding.
- Knowledge and understanding of the subtleties of local tribal law and tribal custom, federal Indian law, and federal tax and securities laws.
- Provide counsel to underwriters.
- Coordinate and manage financial transactions, including:
- General obligation bonds
- Revenue bonds
- Lease financing
- Short-term obligations
- Letters of credit
- Lines of credit
Assist with financing, re-financing and expansions for:
- Tribal museums
- Gaming machines
- Land acquisition
- Vehicles (tax exempt)
- Tribal administration buildings (tax exempt)
Provide counsel and assistance with project development including:
- Competitive bidding
- Environmental issues
- Planning and zoning issues
- Tribal elections
- Gaming issues
- Tax issues