All posts tagged "housing crisis"

  • A Housing Crisis By Any Other Name

    Town and county duke it out over affordable homeowners’ right to rent rooms JACKSON HOLE, WY – “I think it’s OK to beat a dead horse. This is really important to our community.” That was Teton County...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: The Jackson Hole Hijack, Part 2

    Classism thrives on both sides of the socioeconomic divide JACKSON HOLE, WY – Where do we draw the line between the socioeconomic classes in Jackson Hole? Some would point at the Snake River and the delineation of...

    • Posted April 12, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: The Jackson Hole Hijack, Part 1

    What happens when a town trades its community members for something more marketable? My childhood home is empty. Our unit in Creekside Village has had its shades drawn, showing virtually zero signs of life since we moved out...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Moratorium Will ‘Press Pause’ on Commercial Development

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – The Jackson Town Council made a move Wednesday in the name of the valley’s housing crisis that drew ire from developers and land and business owners. During an “emergency meeting,” the council passed...

    • Posted March 22, 2018
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  • GUEST OPINION: Toward Tenant Protection

    JACKSON HOLE, WY  — Town Council deserves a thank you for taking tenant protections seriously and considering the 30-day minimum notice ordinance. The measure is in line with the council’s strategic intent to ensure safe, healthy housing...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • EDITOR’S NOTE: Enduring Lessons From Jackson Hole

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – My love affair with Jackson Hole began in a place 2,173 miles from the valley. It was 2008 and I had just flown four hours from Jackson—where I shared a four-bedroom house with...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Sleepless in the Hole

    As the eclipse approaches, valley commuters are preparing for days away from home, hours on the road and overtime. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Bo Williamson anticipates a five-hour commute from his Star Valley home to Snake River...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Protection Misnomer

    Tenant Protections Task Force can’t decide who it really wants to protect. JACKSON HOLE, WY – After months of meetings, the seven stakeholders of the Tenant Protections Task Force could not agree on legislative recommendations to bring...

    • Posted July 18, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Rice’s Apartments Become Reality

    In an effort to address a mounting housing crisis, town council approves once contentious Sagebrush Apartments. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Tuesday’s Jackson Town Council meeting was a victory for restaurateur Joe Rice and for some of the...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Housing Neutrality

    Some say forget the emotions, just give us the numbers. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The clock is ticking for Joe Rice’s 90-unit apartment complex on 550 W. Broadway, known as Sagebrush Apartments. Town councilors moved to continue...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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