Census Tracts

California Shelter-in-Place

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Have all cities lost people due to COVID-19, or just a few high-cost ones?

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Census Tract Changes Could Expand Opportunity Zones

Tract boundary revisions for the 2020 Census could mean new opportunity zone designations as well.

October 2, 2019 - Bloomberg Tax

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

District By District, Maps Trace Neighborhood Opportunity Across the U.S.

Down to the level of individual census tracts, a team of researchers has developed national maps showing where upward mobility is probable, and where it isn't.

October 10, 2018 - The New York Times

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

Making the Most of 'Opportunity Zones'

Created to speed investment in struggling communities, the federal Opportunity Zones program could also spur research into how capital can be better deployed on a district-by-district basis.

September 20, 2018 - The New Localism

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