All posts tagged "affordable housing"

  • The Buzz 3: Redmond on Pause

    Town and county electeds still grappling over funding the Housing Trusts’s affordable rental project.   JACKSON HOLE, WY — Progress on the Redmond Street Rentals is stalled again after a series of contentious discussions Monday. During a joint...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Storm Blows Roof off Housing Crisis

    How a community of commuters hurts Jackson Hole during emergency situations. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A winter storm that hampered access to the valley last week highlighted this area’s enduring housing crisis. From START Bus and schools...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Redmond and Hall Moves Forward

    Town and county officials vote to pour $1.95M into the affordable housing project in East Jackson. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A treacherous storm on Monday that prompted officials to shut down Teton Pass highlights this area’s deepening...

    • Posted January 10, 2017
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  • Home for the Holidays

    Housing department: Near record number of applicants vied for five affordable homes.   Jackson Hole, WY — The Jackson/Teton County Affordable Housing Department announced yesterday it selected five families to fill spaces in two available rental units at...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Housing Plan in Place

      Jackson Hole, WY — Town and county elected officials signed off on a housing plan intended to map out workforce housing efforts in Teton County, and cement a closer relationship between the new Affordable Housing Department and...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ 2: District Two Redo

    After citizens shot down development ordinances in the downtown core, town council has a new to-do list. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last week during a special referendum election, Jackson residents voted to repeal development ordinances in the...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Mass Exodus

    Is NIMBYism to blame for the valley’s critical character loss? JACKSON HOLE, WY – In the coming weeks, two more families will leave the valley, joining a veritable caravan of emigrating, reverse-homesteaders browbeaten into uprooting and giving...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: House of Cards

    Families are faced with the prospect of homelessness after an affordable housing fiasco. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Connie Jones has no problem being the “face” of the housing crisis. She wants to make sure her landlords read...

    • Posted August 16, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Home Away

    Jackson’s under-housed get squeezed out a little more. Jackson Hole, WY – Jackson’s housing ills waver between emergency and urgency—a crisis that makes itself known in marches on town hall, and two-day summits where alarming statistics are...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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    Housing solution right above our heads Grow up, Jackson. Literally. That’s the solution to the housing problem here and it may just be the means to preserving the integrity of small town life throughout America. Urban style...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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