Incline, Crystal Bay receives roadmap for community housing solutions

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Every community member has experienced it as they move about daily life here in Tahoe – reduced days and hours at a favorite restaurant, help wanted signs in every store window, long lines at the grocery store and post office. What isn’t always obvious, is that those same impacts are affecting […]

Tahoe’s Prosperity Playbook – positive, productive, promising (Opinion)

After the roller coaster years of 2020-2022, we look forward to the future of Tahoe-Truckee with hope and enthusiasm. Last year we completed a community driven, collaborative economic resiliency strategy: the Envision Tahoe Prosperity Playbook. This Playbook would not have been possible without the significant input from local residents, businesses, community, government and education leaders along […]

Washoe Tahoe housing roadmap final draft presented

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Washoe Tahoe Housing Partnership group met for the final time to discuss the Housing Roadmap, which outlines the steps that need to be taken to provide fair housing in Incline Village and Crystal Bay.  The housing partnership group, made up of community members, business owners, government representatives, educators, and social […]

Washoe County to amend Tahoe Area Plan – Tahoe Daily Tribune

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Washoe County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday moved forward on the first reading of an ordinance to amend Washoe County code and the Tahoe Area Plan in order to allow single-family dwellings in a commercial zone of Incline Village. The next step will be a second reading before it is fully […]

Should we tell people not to come to Tahoe?

The influential travel magazine Fodor’s recently asked travelers not to travel to some locations this year because of over-tourism and the impact on the local environment of too many visitors. One of the ten areas on the “No List” is Lake Tahoe. “Lake Tahoe has a people problem. Amid the pandemic and the great migration, […]

Tahoe Prosperity Center helps bring $5 million – Sierra Sun

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — The Sacramento Region scored a significant win via an award of $5 million dollars in planning money from the Community Economic Resilience Fund program.  The program — developed and led by the Employment Development Department, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, and the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research […]

Update: Connected Tahoe

The Tahoe Prosperity Center (TPC), through its Connected Tahoe Project, continues to make progress in our mission to extend high speed broadband internet to a few remaining areas in the Basin. Once such area, Kingswood Estates in Tahoe Vista, has been the focus of our most recent endeavors. Success in this neighborhood could be replicated […]

Bringing more workforce housing to Lake Tahoe – Tahoe Daily Tribune

We’re all aware by now that housing is a crisis in the Tahoe Basin. Employers are not able to find good workers because the workers can’t find housing, long-time renters are kicked out as their landlords sell or transition to VHRs, kids who grew up here can’t afford to live here as adults. It’s a […]

Project to build real workforce housing at Lake Tahoe

‘Tis the season — graduation season. Congratulations to all our local graduates. We wish you much success as you head off into the world of work, college, travel and/or various other adventures. We’re all familiar with the cliché phrases at this time of year: “The world is at your fingertips” or “the world is your […]