Tahoe Truckee Region Local News: Housing


All Local Housing News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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04/12/2024
Image for display with article titled South Tahoe Ongoing Efforts for and Against a Vacancy Tax; Signature Deadline Looms

A red, white, and blue clad Uncle Sam has jumped into efforts opposing the vacancy tax, waiving a rally sign, followed by a newly launched website from a recently formed coalition advocating against the tax and other measures.

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04/10/2024
Image for display with article titled Workforce Housing Preservation Program Resumes in Eastern Placer

Up to $150,000 is again available to eastern Placer workers looking to buy a home in the North Lake Tahoe region.

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04/05/2024
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.

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04/04/2024
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Signs of springtime are in the air even though snow is still on the ground and spring cleaning inside and outside is typical for Tahoe. That means getting homes ready for the summer by creating or cleaning up defensible space around the home.

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04/03/2024
Image for display with article titled Town of Truckee Urging Residents to Embrace the Night, Launches Dark Skies Rebate Program

The Town of Truckee is launching a $50,000 dollar rebate program to encourage responsible outdoor lighting and to facilitate a switch to new fixtures for homeowners and business owners.

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03/29/2024
Image for display with article titled Bear Box Grant Program Now Available for Tahoe Basin Property Owners, Receive Up to $2,200

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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03/27/2024
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South Lake Tahoe City Council made multiple actions regarding Accessory Dwelling Units at their meeting on Tuesday, March 12.

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03/17/2024
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Lake Tahoe is celebrated for its pristine waters, breathtaking landscapes, and thriving communities, attracting countless individuals seeking to own a slice of paradise. However, residing in this idyllic region presents its own unique set of challenges, particularly concerning homeowners insurance.

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03/07/2024
Image for display with article titled The Tribune Explains: What’s With the Vacancy Tax Initiative?

More than fifty community members are working to gather 1,159 signatures from voters registered in the City of South Lake Tahoe by April 10 to get a vacancy tax initiative on November’s ballot for a vote.

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03/07/2024
The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources advisors has published a new website with information resources for small acreage landowners raising livestock.

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03/06/2024
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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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03/01/2024
Image for display with article titled Supervisors Act on Block Grant, Short-term Rentals, SNOW Sports Museum

The Placer County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, Feb. 27 and discussed the closeout of the Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus, short-term vacation rentals ordinance, and the SNOW Sports Museum and Community Cultural Center.

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02/26/2024
No issue matters more to Californians than housing and homelessness. Catch up on where the major Senate candidates stand on the subject.

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02/13/2024
As agents hunt for business in Southern California's slow real estate market, some are trying out new ways of tracking down leads. Others are quitting the industry.

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02/09/2024
Image for display with article titled Workforce Housing in Tahoe Still Needs Work

Housing remains a significant challenge for both workers and employers in the Tahoe Truckee region.

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02/07/2024
Image for display with article titled Douglas County Clerk: VHR Petition Fails Certification

A petition to alter Douglas County's vacation home rental ordinance to ban rentals in residential zoning and allow them in neighborhood commercial zoning has been denied by the Douglas County Clerk-Treasurer’s Office.

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02/07/2024
California Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta announced consumer tools to help tenants and landlords understand how much rent can rise under a state law.

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02/06/2024
The term “unsubsidized 100% affordable project” was once an oxymoron. Under Mayor Karen Bass, Los Angeles is now approving them by the hundreds.

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02/05/2024
States are plowing billions of dollars into a high-stakes health care experiment that’s exploding around the country: using scarce public health insurance money to provide housing for the poorest and sickest Americans.

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02/02/2024
Image for display with article titled Douglas County VHR Ban: Property Owners, Organizations ‘Put Up a Fight’

Multiple property owners and a rental management company have filed a lawsuit against Douglas County on Jan. 16, less than a month after the Board of Commissioners passed an ordinance banning vacation home rentals north of Cave Rock.

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