Testimony A Tailored Opportunity Zone Incentive Could Bring Greater Benefits to Distressed Communities and Less Cost to the Federal Government
Brett Theodos
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Brett Theodos, senior fellow, testified before a subcommittee of the US House Committee on Small Business about Opportunity Zones and how the OZ incentives could be tailored to provide greater benefits to distressed communities at less cost to the federal government. His testimony noted the promising aspects of Opportunity Zones and detailed the limitations and challenges to the program as it currently exists. He also provided options for both the Congress and Administration to act to help redefine Opportunity Zone incentives to bring clearer investments to communities.

Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Taxes and budgets Housing
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