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Community Development Experts Discuss a Shared Framework for Evaluating Impact of Opportunity Zone Investments

The New York Fed hosted a round table of community development investors, researchers, and practitioners to discuss the future of Opportunity Zones. Participants discussed the potential for a shared framework to evaluate the impact of investments in Opportunity Zones. NMSC CEO Kevin Boes stressed the importance including community members in conversations about Opportunity Fund investments ...

Philips Wharf Environmental Center will Become National Model

LISC New Markets and Growing Rural Communities Fund project, Phillips Wharf Environmental Center of Tilghman Island, was recognized for its innovative work in oyster aquaculture incubation and chosen as one of seven organizations nationwide to serve as a national model for traditional working waterfront communities seeking to strengthen the local economy.

The Race is On to Define "Opportunity Zones"

In the Wall Street Journal, Ruth Simon and Richard Rubin explain how the open-ended nature of Opportunity Zones leaves the tax incentive at a crossroads - and how the decisions made now will determine the future of the program.