America’s housing affordability challenges need innovative solutions now more than ever. In this episode, Corey and Steve welcome Kent Colton and Abby Ivory and discuss this year’s finalists for the Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability, a national award that recognizes ambitious, feasible and scalable solutions to housing affordability. Kent is Chair of the Ivory Prize’s Advisory Board and Abby is the Managing Director of Ivory Innovations. This year’s finalists again provide unique and scalable approaches to help address the affordability crisis.  

  • Chapter 1: 0:00 – Background on the Ivory Prize
  • Chapter 2: 3:00 – Nomination process and categories
  • Chapter 3: 13:00 – Finance finalists
  • Chapter 4: 23:00 – Construction and Design finalists
  • Chapter 5: 30:00 – Policy and Regulatory Reform finalists
  • Chapter 6: 40:00 – Ivory Prize winners

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