Durham, NC – Sherrod Banks, Principal of The Banks Law Firm, announced The Banks Law Firm has been named General Counsel to the North Charleston Housing Authority, providing legal services for all facets of its operations. Tanya Locklair will act as General Counsel for the Authority.
Locklair is a Principal at The Banks Law Firm. She joined the Firm in 1996. Her areas of concentration are commercial real estate and affordable housing and community economic development law. Since joining the firm, Ms. Locklair has taught seminars and lectured in the area of affordable housing and community economic development law. Ms. Locklair is involved in all aspects of HOPE VI transactional work. Ms. Locklair is a member of the American Bar Association Real Property and Business Law Sections; South Carolina Bar Association Real Property Section; and the North Carolina Bar Association Real Property Section.
“The Banks Law Firm would also like to congratulate the North Charleston Housing Authority as a Fiscal Year 2010 grantee of the Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency Service Coordinators Program,” said Locklair. “It is an exciting time to be engaged with such an innovative organization!”
The North Charleston Housing Authority (NCHA) helps provide low income families the opportunity to move from subsidized housing to home ownership. They offer a variety of programs and services to help those in need of housing assistance. NCHA has established itself as an innovator, changing the nature and perception of affordable housing by offering and facilitating quality homes and a quality community for the City of North Charleston.