Trump Administration Establishes Opportunity Zones Council

The White House
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

President Donald Trump has signed an Executive Order establishing the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council. The Council will be chaired by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Ben Carson, and comprised of 13 Federal agencies. The new group will engage with all levels of government on ways to better use taxpayer dollars to revitalize low-income communities and improve efforts by streamlining, coordinating, and targeting existing Federal programs to economically distressed areas, including Opportunity Zones.