All posts tagged "affordable housing"

  • 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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  • Housing Hell: New report reiterates what most Hole-dwellers know — the price is too damn high

    A report issued recently by The Jackson Hole Report confirms empirically what a lot of people in the valley already knew; available housing is getting harder to find, and it’s practically impossible to find any housing if...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • 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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  • Housing Hassle: Affordable housing rules are getting an overhaul in Jackson and surrounding

    Affordable housing changes are a’comin’ to Teton County. If you’re one of the (unlucky) ones on the mile-long list for affordable housing in Teton County, you should know that the rules may be slightly different by the...

    • Posted December 6, 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 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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  • 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 2: Housing Watch

    Council moves closer to relaxing affordable housing standards while continuing discussion on workforce camping. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As summer approaches and the town braces itself for record-breaking visitation, relaxing affordable housing standards and workforce camping remain housing...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Livin’ on a Prayer

    Some electeds say proposed amendment tied to new apartment project would help developers but could hurt people who need housing most. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Town chambers filled to the brim Monday night with people in support...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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