Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices



Mary Scott Balys / August 2, 2019 / Policy

The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) held a public hearing on the second round of Opportunity Zone regulations on July 9, 2019. OFN testified at the hearing to emphasize the need for data collection, transparency, and anti-fraud provisions to ensure the program...

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Lindsay Li / March 14, 2018 / Newswire

Brian Collins of American Banker and National Mortgage News recently reported on the Investing in Opportunity Act, the new program that potentially...

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / January 30, 2018 / Policy

In the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a new incentive to invest in low wealth communities, and potentially in CDFIs directly, has been created: the Opportunity Zone program.

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