Revitalization Programs: Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities, and Renewal Communities

Shear, William B.
March 2010
GAO Reports;3/12/2010, p1
Government Document
The article presents a letter from William B. Shear, Director for Financial Markets and Community Investment at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), on the subject of revitalization programs. The revitalization program does not only offer a mix of grants and tax incentives for community and economic development, but also primary tax incentives for business development. Grant funds offered include the finance for Empowerment Zone, Enterprise Community, and Renewal Community programs.


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