‘Missing Middle’ Housing Project Envisions Live-Work-Play From Jibboom Street
Families on the Brink
Ten Truckee families face losing their homes as a new mobile home park owner raises rents dramatically. Their future now may depend on the outcome of a lawsuit over whether the new owner followed state law.
The cost of construction in the region has been rising at about 10 percent each year, and Truckee is looking off-site for answers. Next year, 217 housing units will be shipped into town from around the West.
How Do You ADU?
Last of the Ski Bums
The local housing crisis is making it damn near impossible to ski every day and pay rent, what’s a bum to do?
Back of the House in Dire Straits
A dwindling pool of kitchen staff has Truckee/Tahoe restaurant owners frantic. At the heart of problem lies the abundance of more lucrative jobs, a shrinking influx of immigrants, substance abuse in the kitchen, and fewer seasonal employees — all factors rooted in the #TahoeHousingCrisis.
The Downside of Downsizing
Living small isn’t just a fad, it’s necessary for some. But downsizing in Truckee/Tahoe isn’t as easy as it sounds.
The Tip of What Could Be
If the local housing crisis isn’t fixed, severe consequences could occur
Little Boxes on the Hillside
We round up major development projects approved in the last 15 years and look at their associated affordable housing requirements. We ask, where are they now and — where we could find out — why.
The Vexing Problem of Short-Term Rentals
Airbnb may be changing the housing landscape, but a few local communities are doing what they can to minimize the damage.