Community Development Finance
In this assignment, answer one (1) of the two prompts below.
The answer should draw on the readings and the lecture, citing your sources appropriately.
Prompt: Congress is considering appropriations for the New Markets Tax Credit program.
You are a Congressional aide to Senator Elizabeth Warren, and she has asked you to brief her on program. Your brief must include:
1 A brief (less than 1 paragraph) overview of the program;
2A synopsis of the pros and cons of the program;
3A recommendation on whether she should vote for the program, against the program, or if she should instead support more funding for the Community Development Block Grant program, and why.
4A two sentence statement that she can use in her remarks justifying her vote.