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An Update on Opportunity Zones - U.S. Treasury Releases Guidance on Opportunity Funds

An Update on Opportunity Zones - U.S. Treasury Releases Guidance on Opportunity Funds

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.

53 Days Until the 2018 General Election

53 Days Until the 2018 General Election

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.

New GOPC Report Describes the Impacts of Ohio's CDFI Industry

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.