Housing Crisis

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.

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.

Short-Term Rentals Can’t Hide


Founder of Host Compliance explains his fledgling business, working with Truckee, and why he thinks banning short-term rentals is a foolish regulation.

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?

The Missing Middle

Will our community survive if its police officers, teachers, business owners, and those who have lived here all their lives can’t find housing? The answer is knocking on the front door, like it or not. Here are eight housing tales that tell the story.

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.

Using Data to Open Doors


Two new initiatieves use slick technology tools to improve our region.

Housing Solutions


As Tahoe delves into a rabid housing crisis, the real question is: What solutions can we tap into to solve this issue?

The Tip of What Could Be


If the local housing crisis isn’t fixed, severe consequences could occur

To Airbnb or Not to Airbnb?


How short-term rentals are affecting the local housing market.

Out of Reach

Tahoe’s housing tales show the severity of the region’s housing crisis.