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Eyeing the data and hearing the stories on the streets, Moonshine Ink launched the Housing Crisis series in 2016 and has kept up the drumbeat on this exacerbating issue ever since.

Ski Resorts, Where Do Your Employees Live?

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Sugar Bowl, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, Palisades Tahoe, and (bonus content) Homewood share where their employees are living this winter season.

Amendments to Basin Area Plan Aim to Ease North Tahoe Development

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A package of developer-friendly edits to help kickstart North Shore economies begins its trail of approvals at a North Tahoe Regional Advisory Committee meeting tomorrow, Nov. 30.

Truckee’s Tottering Mail Delivery

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Got mail? Truckee sure does — but not enough staff to help serve customers. The town’s USPS situation is one of few employees, low wages, and national sway. Everyone, on both sides of the counter, is frustrated by it.

Growing Pains at the Artist Lofts

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A year into its existence, the Truckee Artist Lofts in downtown Truckee frustrate residents, management, and community members.

Turning Tide

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The Covid-19 pandemic brought with it an unexpectedly explosive real estate boom in Tahoe/Truckee, with demand far exceeding supply. Is the local market now starting to favor buyers?

The Rental Business

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As the STR playing field shifts, the question of what exactly is being managed becomes more important. Are we regulating people or businesses?

There’s No Place Like Home

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With home prices soaring in Tahoe/Truckee, local agencies have developed programs to help low- and middle-income families buy homes, but even that might not be enough to make home ownership a reality.

Holding Pattern in Tahoma

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West Shore residents are frustrated by a slew of commercial properties connected to one buyer that aren’t offering services, housing nor otherwise, to the communities.

A Numbers Game: Short-Term Versus Long-Term Renting and Why People Are...

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Property managers share why their clients are opting to short-term rent instead of long-term rent, and why they think capping STRs won’t slow Tahoe’s housing appreciation.

STR Moratorium Stills the Waters

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A moratorium on new short-term rentals in Eastern Placer County allows county officials to revise its STR ordinance while also giving homebuyers pause as the new rules are established.