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Chris Coes, vice president of land use and development for Smart Growth America, spoke at the Housing Opportunity Committee on May 15 during the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C. Coes discussed opportunity zones and presented risks of community displacement. It's important, he said, that real estate professionals consider vulnerable populations and businesses to ensure they, too, benefit from growth and redevelopment.

Learn more about opportunity zones.