Sarah Scott


Sarah is a Director 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.

  • J.D., 2015, The University of Texas School of Law
  • B.A., 2012, Political Science, Cum Laude, Texas Christian University
  • Texas, 2015
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Association of Affordable Housing Providers
  • Texas Association of Local Housing Finance Authorities
  • American Bar Association Forum on Affordable Housing & Community Development Law
  • Austin Tenant’s Council – Board Member, 2017-2022
  • Volunteer/Foster – Gold Ribbon Rescue and Austin Animal Center
Honors and Awards
  • Dean’s Achievement Award, Outstanding Student in Real Estate Transactions
  • Presidential Scholarship, The University of Texas School of Law
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