We work to inspire creative solutions to local and national housing affordability challenges by supporting outstanding individuals and teams. Providing monetary awards and leveraging the Ivory Innovations network to promote the most compelling ideas, reaching across policy, finance, design & construction.
01. CRISIS IN HOUSING AFFORDABILITY
Ivory Innovations is dedicated to solving the challenges of housing affordability by seeking out local, national, and international innovators and creators. We believe that the growing crisis in Housing Affordability requires complex and innovative solutions in three distinct areas—finance, policy, and design/construction.
02. cOMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Cultivating a culture of innovation and collaboration, Ivory innovations engages students and community members in the search for solutions to the housing affordability crisis. We support classes, workshops, and internship opportunities as well as the national Ivory Prize competition and local Hack-A-House university events.
03. Areas of Interests - Opportunity Zones
Ivory Innovations looks to explore the new potential of “Opportunity Zones” and “Opportunity Funds” as tools for generating affordable solutions for all. We believe that market based solutions, when applied properly, offer the best chance of sustainable change at a scale large enough to address the national problem of housing affordability.