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.
No Housing, No Employees
As the housing market continues to boom, employees are losing their homes, leaving businesses in a bind as they struggle to find staff.
Granite Flat Campground: A Workforce Housing Alternative
Palisades Tahoe and the USFS are pursuing an innovative workforce housing option, arranging for employees to be able to live in their vans at Granite Flat Campground south of Truckee on California Highway 89. They still have improvements to make, according to this writer.
STR Caps: Are They Working?
In 2022, ordinances installed hard caps on short-term rentals in Truckee and Eastern Placer County. As the first year approaches its close, jurisdictional staffers reflect and real estate agents react.
There’s No Place Like Home
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.
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.
Out of Reach
Tahoe’s housing tales show the severity of the region’s housing crisis.
Holding Pattern in Tahoma
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.
The Long-Term Headache of Regulating Short-Term Rentals
As “short-term rental season” rolls around, and the town of Truckee and Washoe and Placer counties hone-in on their vacation rental ordinances, we check back in with our friends across the mountainous west.
Growing Pains at the Artist Lofts
A year into its existence, the Truckee Artist Lofts in downtown Truckee frustrate residents, management, and community members.