Online Vacation Rental Websites Spur Workforce Housing Shortage

Vacation Homes in a Colorado Ski TownColorado Vacation Towns Now Calling it a Housing “Crisis”

Employees of resorts and other tourist-support businesses are having a hard time finding housing in Colorado’s vacation towns, according to a new report by the ski industry. Property managers are even seeing potential renters offer higher than the monthly rent just to compete for the limited housing on the market.

Home owners’ use of websites like AirBnB and Homeaway may be a major contributing factor. The vacation towns of Breckenridge and Durango are already responding with new policy and regulations.

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