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Ten Ideas to Tackle America’s Housing Affordability Crisis

Today, Ivory Innovations announced the Top 10 finalists for the 2022 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability, a national award to recognize ambitious, feasible, and scalable solutions to housing affordability. These finalists present tangible solutions as Americans are increasingly priced out of safe and affordable housing. “America’s housing affordability challenges need ...
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At Home on the Land

Written by Madeline Boden -, Spring Edition Magazine, pg 20 For nearly as long as conservation land trusts have existed, people have questioned whether private land conservation is fundamentally at odds with keeping housing affordable. A March 1982 New York Times article written just after the Alliance’s formation (see ...
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$115M Wood Innovation Center in Darrington to
start this year

Written by JOURNAL STAFF, Seattle DJC The Department of Commerce has awarded Forterra's Darrington Wood Innovation Center $1.5 million from its Clean Energy Fund. The $115 million center, which was announced in 2020, is a collaboration between the town of Darrington, Snohomish County and Forterra. The project sits on a ...
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‘We did the jobs we knew how to do.’ Revisiting Oso, 8 years later.

Written by Libby Denkmann & Alec Cowan, On March 8, 2014, a landslide rushing at 60 miles per hour swept over State Route 530 and Oso, Washington. It engulfed more than 40 homes and remains the deadliest landslide in U.S. history. Eight years later, the region is finding ways ...
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Partner Spotlight: Forterra Empowers Organizations to Offset Carbon and Plant Trees

Written and shared by Beneficial State Bank. At Beneficial State, we recognize we cannot reach our ambitious goals alone. We are proud to partner with organizations that share our values and keep us accountable to our goals, evaluating our business practices and helping us continue to deepen our impacts. Greenhouse ...
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Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood receives millions in federal funding

Written By Lionel Donovan – King 5 News TACOMA, Wash. — Community leaders gathered at Tacoma’s Urban Performing Arts Center on Thursday to celebrate a renewed effort to invest in the Hilltop community. The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved $4.5 million in federal funding to support two projects in ...
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