Opportunity Zones

Low income census tracts nominated by governors (& DC’s Mayor) and certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury into which investors can now put capital to work financing new projects and enterprises in exchange for certain federal capital gains tax advantages. The country now has over 8,700 Opportunity Zones in every state and territory.

What does this mean?

A flood of capital into distressed neighborhoods as investors chase yield enhancement.

DISPLACEMENT

EVICTION

GENTRIFICATION