All posts tagged "housing"

  • Saving the Real Jackson Hole: Without housing and a workforce, there is no quality of life in Teton County

    Let’s talk about the fight over affordable housing in Teton County, shall we? Earlier this month, the Town and County Planning Departments released their final policy direction and recommendations for affordable housing in Teton County. The directives...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Crucial Matters

    Underneath the beauty, horrendous matters exist in Jackson JACKSON HOLE, WY— As I am looking out of my window to the distant mountains that are already speckled with snow, I cannot help but to feel blessed that...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Sneak a Peak

    Internet scam artists tell local house hunters to peek in windows of bogus rentals—then send money. Looking for housing on Classifieds Jackson Hole Media? Don’t trust listings that don’t include a local number. That’s what Cheryl Bar-or...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Minimum Notice Moves Forward

    Despite objections from dominant landlords, minimum notice requirement for tenants hurdles first obstacle. JACKSON, WY – The message at Monday’s town council workshop was clear: always get a lease in writing. But in a rental market like...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Needs and Wants

    A SPET darling, the Parks and Rec housing and maintenance project is on pause. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The only housing project voters approved in the May SPET election is stalled for now. A sole construction bid...

    • Posted July 25, 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: 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: 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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  • THE BUZZ: Gimme Shelter

    Town council moves forward with an ordinance that would alter affordable housing standards on apartment complexes. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In a rather unexpected turn of events, town council voted unanimously to draft an ordinance that would exempt...

    • Posted April 4, 2017
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