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OZ Due Diligence: A Closer Look at ProPublica’s West Palm Beach Story

Florida nominated Opportunity Zones in the very same areas targeted by a nationally-recognized neighborhood revitalization nonprofit. Is this a scandal? ProPublica’s recent analysis of Opportunity Zones in Florida’s West Palm Beach community has drawn widespread attention as a supposedly flagrant example of abuse of a policy intended to encourage new investment in low-income, high-poverty, and…

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Opportunity Zone Investments Create Affordable Homes, Support Community Revitalization

Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) and the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) published three case studies of developments that incorporate Opportunity Zone investment to create new affordable homes and support community revitalization efforts in Ohio, Maryland, and Florida. These are the first in a new series of Opportunity Zone…

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EIG Launches Interactive Map Highlighting Innovative Opportunity Zone Activity Across The Country

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) launched the Opportunity Zones Activity Map, an online portal highlighting some of the most innovative and impactful publicly-announced developments catalyzed in the early stages of this new policy. This interactive tool will help raise awareness among policymakers, investors, and the public of the impact Opportunity Zones…

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OZ Webinar Series: Housing Experts Share Insights into Opportunity Zone Investments for Affordable Homes

Many communities across the nation collectively face housing challenges due to a lack of homes that are affordably priced for low-income and working families. However, each city grapples with a unique set of circumstances that necessitate tailored solutions and flexible financing to address local housing challenges. For this reason, state...

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OZ Webinar Series: Anchor Institutions as Opportunity Zones Early Adopters and Agents for Change

Large institutions like universities, hospitals, major employers, and faith-based organizations can have an outsized impact on the prosperity of their local communities and residents. Once established, they tend to remain in the same location for decades, and are thus often referred to as “anchor institutions.” Many wield tremendous social and...

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OZ Webinar Series: What You Need to Know About Opportunity Zones and Operating Businesses

In this installment of EIG’s Opportunity Zones webinar series, we are discussing the latest on Opportunity Zone investments in operating businesses. Since Treasury delivered its second set of proposed regulations in April, there has been a significant uptick in interest and activity to support new and growing operating businesses due...

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