Leveraging Opportunity Zones for Affordability in Hot MarketsSeptember 11, 2019 1:00 pm-4:00 pm (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Host: Urban Institute
Date: September 11, 2019 1:00 pm-4:00 pm (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Where: Seattle, WA
This event will explore how some projects, including examples in Seattle and King County, Washington, are leveraging Opportunity Zones for community benefit. Panel discussions will highlight mission-driven Opportunity Zone models and explore practical lessons for how the incentive can increase access to affordable space. The first panel will examine Opportunity Zones’ role in advancing affordable housing, and the second panel will focus on how the incentive can support small businesses with affordable commercial spaces.