The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line is a series exploring scalable solutions for problems related to affordability, inclusive economic growth and access to capital. Next City’s senior economics correspondent, Oscar Perry Abello, helps you keep up with the latest solutions for leveling the playing field in cities. The Bottom Line covers financial topics including cooperatives, CDFIs, opportunity zones, the New Markets Tax Credit program, public pensions, public procurement, anchor institution procurement, workforce development models, workforce policies such as fair workweek or paid family leave, economic development including corporate subsidies, and those aspects of zoning that determine where jobs can be located in cities. Subscribe now to the email newsletter and never miss a story. The Bottom Line is made possible with support from Citi.

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