Hessel Aluise and Neun, PC
Michelle R. Poncetta

Michelle R. Poncetta


Michelle R. Poncetta represents for-profit and nonprofit developers, owners and property managers in a range of transactions involving HUD multifamily affordable housing programs. Her expertise includes Section 8 renewals and modifications, rent increases, and transfer and ownership restructuring of HUD assisted properties.

Before joining the firm, Michelle completed a fellowship with AARP Foundation Litigation where she worked on impact litigation projects in the areas of affordable housing, disability rights and consumer protection. While attending the Georgetown University Law Center, Michelle worked as a student policy attorney with the Harrison Institute for Public Law and also interned with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Prior to earning her J.D., Michelle worked in program management as an Assistant Director at the UCLA Anderson School of Management in Los Angeles.

Bar Admissions
District of Columbia

JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2014
BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 2003


Information at a Glance

Michelle R. Poncetta
Hessel Aluise and Neun, PC
1100 17th Street, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC  20036
202.466.5300 x 206



Practice Areas
Multifamily and Elderly Housing Development
Preservation and Restructuring
Administrative Enforcement Matters
Ownership and Management Issues

Hessel Aluise and Neun, PC, 1100 17th Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: 202-466-5300 Facsimile: 202-466-5508