Off the Rail … yard Frontlines
Rick and Nancy Holliday officially step back as heads of the Railyard Project. An exclusive interview visits the history of the development and what next big ideas have captivated their imagination.
How Do You ADU?
Did you know that the Town of Truckee led statewide efforts, now passed into law, to free up homeowners and developers’ restrictions on ADUs?
To Airbnb or Not to Airbnb?
How short-term rentals are affecting the local housing market.
Keeping It in the (Tahoe) Family
For these Truckee/North Tahoe homeowners, keeping fellow locals around means foregoing the windfall of renting short term or selling at high rates, and instead focusing on the community.
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.
Small Homes, Big Obstacles
Whatever you call them — ADUs, in-law units, granny flats, what-have-you — they are a solution that appears tailormade for our region, yet it can be incredibly difficult to permit and build these small-scale housing units.
‘The Struggle Is Real’
No days off, no employees, no end in sight. That is the plight for local plumbers, electricians, and other home-industry trade owners. A higher demand for services, coupled with a lack of local workforce, has created a stifling bind.
The Rental Business
As the STR playing field shifts, the question of what exactly is being managed becomes more important. Are we regulating people or businesses?
Housing on the Horizon
The region is undeniably bursting at its seams as new people make their way to Tahoe. How to house them all? Here’s a rundown of residential development projects currently in the pipeline.
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?