Opportunity Zones Research and Reports


Rural Opportunity Zone and Recovery Playbook
Utah Association of Counties, Sorenson Impact Center
Sept. 27, 2022

Additional Actions Are Needed to Address Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund and Investor Noncompliance
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration
Feb. 7, 2022


Opportunity Zones: Census Tract  Designations,  Investment Activities, and IRS Challenges Ensuring Taxpayer Compliance
Government Accountability Office
Oct. 7, 2021

JCX-25-21: Selected Topics Relating to Tax and Infrastructure
Joint Committee on Taxation
May 19, 2021


Advancing education and child development in Opportunity Zones
Economic Innovation Group
Oct. 20, 2020

Improved Oversight Needed to Evaluate Tax Expenditure Performance
Government Accountability Office
Oct. 8, 2020

Opportunity Zones: Community Developments Fact Sheet
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Aug. 26, 2020

The Impact of Opportunity Zones: An Initial Assessment
White House Council of Economic Advisers 
Aug. 22, 2020

An Early Assessment of Opportunity Zones for Equitable Development Projects
Urban Institute
June 17, 2020

White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council: Best Practices Report to the President
June 17, 2020

Opportunity Zones Toolkit Volume 2: A Guide to Local Best Practices and Case Studies
May 28, 2020

White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council: Report to the President
The White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council
February 7, 2020


Qualified Opportunity Zones: An Overview
Joint Committee on Taxation, June 2019

Freddie Mac in Opportunity Zones: A Multifamily Market Analysis based on Freddie Mac’s Historical Business in these Areas 
Freddie Mac, May 2019


Tax Incentives for Opportunity Zones: In Brief
Congressional Research Service, Updated November 20, 2018 

Guiding Principles for Opportunity Zones
Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak, Commissioned for the Governance Project
March 9, 2018

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund: Programs and Policy Issues
Congressional Research Service, Updated January 25, 2018

Opportunity Zones: A New Tool for Community Development
Michael Novogradac and John Sciarretti, January 11, 2018


The 2017 Distressed Communities Index
Economic Innovation Group, 2017


The 2016 Distressed Communities Index: An Analysis of Community Well-Being Across the United States
Economic Innovation Group, 2016


Unlocking Private Capital to Facilitate Economic Growth in Distressed Areas
Economic Innovation Group, April 2015

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