The Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce is exploring ways to provide greater access to affordable housing in the Lake Tahoe area. Tahoe Chamber CEO, Steve Teshara, explains:
From time to time, Tahoe Chamber undertakes a study mission to explore and learn “best practices” from other communities wrestling with challenges similar to the ones we face here at home. This time our focus was on housing.
On June 20-22, we led a delegation of 15 Tahoe-Truckee community leaders to Vail, Breckenridge and Keystone, Colorado, destinations carefully selected for study. Each is a mountain community with at least one major resort, a significant percentage of second homes and short-term rentals, and an inadequate inventory of affordable housing for its workforce and residents. [More…]