Ward F. Hoppe
Ward F. (Fred) Hoppe is a resident of Lincoln, Nebraska, and is a member at The Hoppe Law Firm. He concentrates his practice in the area of real estate agency, transactions and development.
Mr. Hoppe owns and manages Hoppe Homes, LP, and, as a builder and developer of affordable and low income tax credit housing, is a Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP). Mr. Hoppe is also President of Hoppe, Inc., a real estate ownership, operation and development company. Mr. Hoppe has participated in all facets of the development of low income housing tax credit projects: application, syndication, construction, operation and management. He currently has an interest in ten such projects. The projects are both single and multi-family.
He is a member of the Central Nebraska Home Builders Association and a member and current President of the Home Builders Association of Lincoln, Nebraska. Mr. Hoppe is active in the National Home Builders Association as a director from Central Nebraska and for 2005 and 2006 as a National Vice President serving area 11 (Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma). He is on the Legal Affairs Committee, is a Commercial Builders Council Trustee and has formerly been a Multifamily Trustee. He is a past President of the Nebraska State Homebuilders Association.
Mr. Hoppe is a founding and current director of Nebraska Housing Resource, a non-profit corporation which develops affordable lots and opportunities for low-income persons to obtain affordable housing. NHR cooperates with the City of Lincoln and Nebraska Department of Economic development to provide program financing for affordable home ownership.
Areas of Practice:
- Banking & Finance Law
- Business & Commercial Law
- Business Organizations
- Construction Law
- Estate Planning
- Fair Housing Law
- Probate & Estate Administration
- Real Estate
- State, Local & Municipal Law
1% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1974
University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
J.D. – 1973
Denison University, Granville, Ohio
B.A. – 1971
- Chateau Development, LLC
- Cornhusker Bank
- Fulton Construction, Inc.
- Home Services of Nebraska
- Nebraska Realtors
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- Country Club of Lincoln
- Downtown Lincoln Lions Club
- Holiday Dance Club
- Home builders Association of Lincoln, 1979 – Present
- Lincoln Partnership (function of the chamber of commerce)
- MOVE Council
- National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
- Nebraska State Home Builders Association (NSHBA), 1979 – Present
- Prairie Life
Past Employment Positions
United States Air Force, Captain, 1974 – 1978
Beta Theta Pi