Tahoe Hum

“The story of Lake Tahoe is a microcosm of what’s happening in communities across California and the US, where longstanding housing problems have been intensified by the pandemic. The resulting upheaval has fueled fear and uncertainty about Lake Tahoe’s future, and forced the area to confront a difficult question: who is Tahoe for?” Like so many resort towns, Tahoe saw an influx of homebuyers during the pandemic. That’s pricing the locals out of the market. Lake Tahoe has a people problem: how a resort town became unlivable.

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