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In an effort to deal with the long-term rental crisis in the Tahoe-Truckee region, Real Rentals provides practical information to individual renters and to the community at-large on topics involving rentals, such as: helping renters develop the skills to find a place to live, keep that place once they move in, deal with the legal issues related to tenancy, etc. In addition, for the community at large, the column will also focus on publicizing innovative solutions to the long term housing market in the region. Each edition will include a bit of policy information or current rental “news” as well as a response/practical solution to it.

Making Do With a Ski Lease?

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Given the shortage of long-term rentals in the region, is a ski lease a good option for a local looking for a place to live? While ski leases do provide renters a place to live through the winter, they have several distinct disadvantages compared to other long-term rentals.

Why Is Rent So High?

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Converting some vacation rental properties to long-term rentals will certainly help, but there is clearly also a need for newly constructed smaller apartments as well as in-law units, tiny homes, and cohousing properties geared toward folks who want to rent long-term without a bunch of roommates.

Finding And Keeping A Long-Term Rental

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Folks need a place to live, and employers need employees who live close to their jobs. Being a prospective tenant is like being a job applicant. Almost every long-term rental will have a slew of folks looking at it. So how do you beat the competition?