Sarah Scott

Sarah Scott


Coats Rose, P.C.

Recognized since 2021

Austin, Texas

Practice Areas

Government Relations Practice

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Sarah Scott is an Associate in the Affordable Housing and Community Development practice group in the Austin office. Sarah represents non-profit and for-profit developers, public housing authorities, bond issuers, and other entities in transactions for the development of low income housing. Sarah has experience with a variety of financing sources and structures, including the use of 4% and 9% low income housing tax credits, CDBG funds, HOME funds, TCAP funds, conventional construction and permanent financing loans, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans, mixed-finance, private activity bonds, local government grants and loans, and RAD rental assistance.

Prior to joining the firm, Sarah completed a fellowship with the Texas Facilities Commission, where she worked on real estate matters including right-of-way vacation, easement and lease agreements, and the agency’s Public-Private Partnership Guidelines. During law school, Sarah served as a clerk for The University of Texas Legal Services For Students, where she researched and evaluated landlord-tenant claims, and drafted demand letters. She also interned for Judge Barbara Hervey at the Criminal Court of Appeals in Austin, Texas and for Judge Brent Carr of Tarrant County.

Location

  • Terrace Two
    2700 Via Fortuna, Suite 350
    Austin, TX 78746

Education

  • The University of Texas at Austin , J.D., graduated 2015
  • Texas Christian University, B.A. Political Science, graduated 2012

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2015

Affiliations

  • Austin Tenants’ Council - Board Member, May 2017-present
  • State Bar of Texas - Member
  • Texas Association of Affordable Housing Providers - Member
  • Texas Association of Local Housing Finance Authorities - Member

Coats Rose, P.C.
Headquarters: Houston, Texas

11 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

8 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America 2022 for work in:

  • Government Relations Practice

Awards:

  • Dean’s Achievement Award, Outstanding Student in Real Estate Transactions
  • Presidential Scholarship, The University of Texas School of Law

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