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In The News – Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Committee advances affordable housing policies to Dec. Governing Board meeting

November 20, 2023 | Member Submitted

Originally Published in The Tahoe Daily Tribune 11/20/2023, Submitted

Updates on Aquatic Invasive Species and Destination Stewardship also presented 

LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board Regional Planning Committee advanced policy changes on Wednesday designed to help create more affordable housing in the Tahoe Region. Following nearly two years of stakeholder and public input, the proposed housing amendments will now go before the full Governing Board for consideration at its December 13 meeting.­­­

“The disparity between housing cost and affordability for local workers impacts Lake Tahoe’s environment and the fabric of our communities,” said TRPA Executive Director Julie Regan. “This crisis is affecting resort towns around the country and maintaining the status quo in workforce housing options is not acceptable.” 


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