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Housing Series: Part two, long-term rentals lacking in tourist destinations

Resort communities in Colorado are also facing a workforce housing crunch. Photo by Maggie Friedrichs
Resort communities in Colorado are also facing a workforce housing crunch. Photo by Maggie Friedrichs

This is part two of an in-depth report on the local housing market titled: ‘WTIP Housing Series: The Long-Term Rental Crunch.’

In this episode, WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs compares the lack of workforce housing in Cook County with situations facing other tourism-based economies in rural communities across the country.

The rise of vacation rentals is a becoming a talking point in rural areas where tourists often seek outdoor adventure. Learn what this means for people looking to rent long-term in the communities where they work and live. 
 

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