All posts tagged "housing crisis"

  • 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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  • THE BUZZ 3: Attacking Affordables

    Residents’ false notions of affordable abuses are at odds with housing objectives.   JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jackson Hole’s housing market is unreachable for the average worker. Although most agree affordable housing options are necessary to keep...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • An Upholstered Life

    Town workers are a step closer to legally living in homes on wheels. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The short-term housing solution—that is actually camping, that is actually parking—cleared two more hurdles during Monday’s Jackson Town Council meeting...

    • Posted June 8, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Housing Watch

    Council OKs car camping and relaxed affordable housing regulations. JACKSON HOLE, WY — Almost 12 hours of exhaustive town council meetings yielded, among other things, a handful of victories for housing projects, if being allowed to sleep...

    • Posted May 16, 2017
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  • FEATURE: At Your Service

      JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jack Maguire has lived in Jackson Hole most his life, and worked in the service industry almost as long. But when he returned home from college he saw no other option but...

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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