CDFI

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.

2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Establishes “Opportunity Zones” Program to Invest in Low-Income Communities

2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Establishes “Opportunity Zones” Program to Invest in Low-Income Communities

The Opportunity Zones program was created through the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, and is designed to be an economic tool that brings long-term investments in low-income communities. GOPC has put together a Q&A to shed light on this newly established program.