NEW YORK CITY — Chicago-based investment manager Nuveen has acquired a 12,000-unit affordable housing portfolio from Omni Holding Co. The deal increases the Nuveen’s affordable housing assets under management to $6.4 billion. Financial terms were not disclosed. Omni Holding was advised by CBRE Affordable Housing and CBRE Capital Advisors. Paul Hastings and Nixon Peabody acted as transaction and regulatory counsel to Nuveen.
The portfolio is largely focused in the New York city metropolitan area, including properties located in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and Long Island. Nuveen’s affordable housing portfolio primarily serves residents earning at or below 60 percent of area median income.