Treasury has released its first publication for guidance regarding Opportunity Zones, which includes proposed regulations, revenue rulings, and a draft tax form specific to the certification of Opportunity Funds. These proposed regulations are the first set of guidelines since the introduction of the tax bill late last year.
Recently, one of GOPC’s partner-clients asked for information regarding Vacant Property Registration Ordinances and how they can help address the issues of long-term vacancy and blight. The information below provides the a variety of facts and myths about this tool.
Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and a number of State Officer and State legislative positions are on the ballot this year. As Election Day approaches, we at GOPC have been thinking about a range of quality-of-life and redevelopment issues we think the next legislative body of the state should work to carry out.
A report released today by the Greater Ohio Policy Center researches the benefits of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs). CDFIs provide access to credit and specialized loan products for people who may not otherwise qualify for a typical bank loan, supporting the creation of jobs, businesses, and housing units.