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Did States Maximize their Opportunity Zones Selections?

The Urban Institute published an analysis of Opportunity Zone designations as of May 2018, evaluating the needs of the communities in selected census tracts and their potential to benefit from Opportunity Zone tax incentives.

Tax Credits Brings Back Legendary Buildings in Jacksonville

LISC New Markets project, Barnett Tower, is featured in the May 2018 issue of the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits. Vacant for decades, the former largest bank in Florida will be converted into commercial space and affordable housing in downtown Jacksonville.

Panacea or Problematic? The Possibilities in Opportunity Zones

A thoughtful piece by Enterprise Community Partners president Laurel Blatchford on the potential of Opportunity Zones - good and bad - and what states and communities can do now to ensure this new economic development tool works for residents of low-income communities, and not against them.