Multifamily Podcast

Ivory Prize Winners with Kent Colton

Steve Guggenmos and Corey Aber

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We’re excited to welcome back Kent Colton to the podcast! Kent is president of the Colton Housing Group and senior research fellow at the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard. He is also chairman of the advisory board for the Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability. The 2020 Ivory Prize winners were announced just before we released this podcast and exemplify innovations and solutions to addressing housing affordability. In this episode, we take an in-depth look at some of those projects, talk about what is going on at the grassroots level and recap this year’s Ivory Prize winners.

  • Chapter 1: 0:00 - 8:30 – Background about the Ivory Prize
  • Chapter 2: 8:30 - 21:00 – Construction and design
  • Chapter 3: 21:00 - 26:00 – Financing
  • Chapter 4: 26:00 - 31:00 – Preservation
  • Chapter 5: 31:00 - 35:00 – Helping renters achieve home ownership
  • Chapter 6: 35:00 - 40:00 – Making progress
  • Chapter 7: 40:00 - 51:45 – Planning and reform
  • Chapter 8: 51:45 - end – The advisory board

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