Housing Innovation: A Response to Oregon’s Crisis

KATU News shares article written by Oregon iSector Executive Director Greg Wolf which examines Oregon’s housing deficit, addresses the need for partnerships and innovation in finding housing solutions, and shares some of the work being done by iSector’s...

OPB Article Mentions Oregon iSector

A recently published OPB article exploring the use of modular construction mentions iSector’s work in supporting public-private-civic partnerships to help solve community challenges, noting, “Oregon iSector’s board of directors is spearheading an effort...

Project Turnkey 2.0

Project Turnkey is a program that brought 19 new shelters in 13 Oregon counties thanks to about $75 million in state funding. Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) coordinated that original push, reporting the creation of 865 new units of housing at an average cost of...

Launch of a New iSector Partnership for Housing Innovation

ECONorthwest estimates that the state should be building 29,000 units a year to meet demand and each year we have been falling well short of that goal. In fact, recent studies suggest we have a current deficit of 140,000 dwellings statewide. Current housing production...

Columbia University Featured the iSector

Greg Wolf and Chris Carlson made a presentation at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs on Creating a New Sector to Support Public-Private-Civic Partnerships.  To see the video: ...