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Truckee continues discussion on TOT increase

September 4, 2019

Truckee Town Council is laying out a timeline for placing an increase in Transient Occupancy Taxes on the 2020 November ballot as a way to secure funding source for affordable housing projects. “We know how...


No solution to South Lake Tahoe vacation home rental issue

September 4, 2019

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — It does not appear there will be a compromise to settle a lawsuit over the city’s voter-approved ban on vacation home rentals. The City Council unanimously decided Tuesday to defend Measure...


Planning agency reviews short-term rental policy

August 16, 2019

Individuals representing neighborhood and environmental groups, the real estate community, and others from across the Tahoe Basin gathered at the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency in Stateline last Wednesday to voice their concerns regarding short-term rental...


Town of Truckee adopts Housing Element

August 15, 2019

The Truckee Town Council has adopted its Housing Element, two days shy of the state’s deadline. The state-mandated Regional Housing Needs Allocation program requires the town to identify the total number of housing units that...



Placer County looking to update development standards

August 9, 2019

Placer County is looking to update their development codes to make way for more affordable housing opportunities. “Many of the people who work in Placer County can’t afford to live here,” said Patrick Dobbs, Placer...



Camp Fire leads to debris removal, housing, job issues

August 2, 2019

Editor’s Note: This is the last of three packages updating readers on conditions in the community of Paradise, virtually wiped out last November by wildfire. Tens of thousands of people were forced to leave their...


Lakeside development on hold in Kings Beach at Tahoe

August 1, 2019

Placer County’s planning commission will continue discussion over the Lakeside Redevelopment project in Kings Beach, formally known as the Laulima property, in order to obtain more community input. “I think the public was somewhat disenfranchised,”...



Housing project in downtown Truckee gains traction

July 11, 2019

Workforce housing may be coming to downtown Truckee, as developers have submitted an official application to the town. The project, at 10002 Jibboom Street, has mainly been used for public parking in the past. “We...








On Your Market: What’s the value of your home?

May 17, 2019

Homeowners are often wondering how much their home is worth. In today’s world, it can seem as easy as going online and visiting a site like Zillow or Trulia and typing in an address. While...