Opportunity Zones ("Op-Zones") are likely to bring a material amount of capital investment into low-income communities. The intent is to encourage investment as much as it can. This encouragement is in the statutory structure and language as well as the propagated rules to date: The regulation is light, the penalties are modest and the barriers to entry are minimal.
The Potential Role For CDFIs in the Opportunity Zones of the Investing in Opportunities Act (IIOA)
by Charles Tansey; Michael Swack
Mar 1, 2019