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When it was formed in 1998, the Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe was focused on two priorities: addressing the impacts of local agencies on the building trade, and fostering professionalism within the industry.

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These Californians Just Got Protection From Big Rent Hikes


Tenants in many new privately owned, low-income units will be protected from double-digit increases. So will some in existing units, after a state committee on affordable housing imposed a rent cap.

Tahoe/Truckee Workers Living Out of Cars


An introduction to locals living out of their vehicles and examples of municipal "safe parking programs."

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Workforce Housing Preservation Program Resumes in Eastern Placer to Provide Home Ownership to Local Workers

TAHOE CITY, Calif. Up to $150,000 is again available to eastern Placer workers looking to buy a home in the North Lake Tahoe region. The Placer County Board of Supervisors Tuesday April 9 unanimously approved a relaunch of the Workforce …

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Controversial Housing Law Could Get a Makeover

Some of California’s top lawmakers want to clear up, but also rein in, the “builder’s remedy.”

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Bear Box Grant Program Now Available for Tahoe Basin Property Owners, Receive Up to $2,200

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – Placer County property owners in the Tahoe Basin can receive up to $2,200 to install a bear-resistant garbage can, also known as a bear box.

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Growth and Problems for Sacramento Self-Help Housing

As the numbers of people experiencing homelessness in the Sacramento area grew, the once-nimble SSHH expanded its services. Problems quickly followed.

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LISTEN: Tahoe TAP Podcast With Julie Regan, Executive Director of the TRPA

This week the Tahoe TAP podcast brings you Julie Regan, Executive Director of the Tahoe Planning Agency (TRPA) to chat about affordable housing solutions, struggles and strategies.

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Supervisors act on block grant, short-term rentals, SNOW Sports Museum

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – The Placer County Board of Supervisors held its meeting at the North Tahoe Event Center on Tuesday, Feb. 27 and discussed the closeout of the Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus, short-term vacation rentals ordinance, and the SNOW …


Owning homes is the primary way the middle class builds wealth, and an option no longer available to most Californians.
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