Getting 'Opportunity Zones' Right: Leveraging Legislation for Equity
Low and middle-income communities are not seeing the investment and economic growth that others in the nation are enjoying. To combat the legacies of disinvestment, the bipartisan Opportunity Zones legislation could provide the framework needed to encourage investment in distressed neighborhoods.
Some cities have already begun seeing the benefits of Opportunity Zones, but there is considerable room for improvement, such as making sure the activity does not cause displacement. Read the article from Brookings to learn how the legislation is playing out in 18 states, including Ohio.