Opportunity Zones: A New Dawn for Economic Opportunity

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Dr. Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson

Department of Housing & Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson recently penned an insightful op-ed about how Opportunity Zones present a new dawn for economic opportunity by offering tax relief to those who invest in designated low-income communities across the country. He emphasized that Opportunity Zones are estimated to attract over $100 billion in private capital to some of the most economically neglected communities in the U.S.  Indeed…

“It is one of our Nation’s bedrock beliefs that America is the Land of Opportunity. Every street in every city, every stretch along every country road, should indeed be a zone where opportunity calls home.”

Click here to read the full essay on RealClearPolicy.com.

 

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Director of Education & Outreach, National Real Estate Investors Association

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