How To Do Opportunity Zones Right: Tell The Whole Truth

September 25, 2019

If funds created to finance real estate and businesses in Opportunity Zones ultimately produce healthy community revitalization, it will be directly related to community members’ engagement in expressing their power through unique partnership and dealings with investors. However, a recent New York Times article on Opportunity Zones, titled How a Trump Tax Break to Help Poor Communities Became a Windfall for the Rich, has left a potentially damaging impact on how communities might engage in the Opportunity Zone era.