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‘An actual home’: Provincetown launches long-term rental program for local workers

The "Lease to Locals" pilot program provides up to $20,000 to property owners who convert their short-term rentals to year-round rentals

Truckee Town Council approves long-term rental preservation program

The proposed program aims to establish a new housing initiative that ensures the stability of workforce rental units and maintains affordable rental prices for an extended period.

Summit County officials consider a more ‘sustainable’ model for the Lease to Locals housing program

Grant incentives for converting short-term rentals to long-term leases could shift to businesses to spark more employee housing

ACK Now To Start Paying Nantucket Property Owners To Rent To Locals

Political action group ACK•Now has launched a new program to pay property owners for converting housing units into year-round rentals for local residents, a move intended to combat Nantucket’s affordable housing crisis.

Housing Task Force hears about a program incentivizing year-round rentals over short-term rentals.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s Housing Action Task Force, members heard from Kai Frolich, co-founder of Lease to Locals, a program that uses grants to incentivize property owners to rent out underutilized housing units to year-round residents.

Ketchum supports second year of ‘Lease to Locals’

Ketchum appears on track to continue its Lease to Locals program for at least another year after the City Council this week supported extending the program, which provides cash incentives to homeowners who convert their properties to housing for seasonal or long-term housing for local workers.

With housing in short supply, some resort towns pay landlords to rent to locals

Amber Kennedy worked at a pizza shop for the summer last year in Ketchum, Idaho. She was hoping to stick around in the resort town...

Eagle County relaunches its ‘Lease to Locals’ program, using a private firm to administer it

Program offers cash incentives up to $12,000...

Eagle County will pay homeowners if they rent to local workers instead of turning their properties into vacation rentals

Eagle County wants its property owners to choose to rent to the local workforce instead of becoming vacation rentals...

Taos Ski Valley, other resort towns offer incentives for renting housing to local workers

Some mountain resort towns in other states are using a carrot — a very tasty carrot — rather than a stick to convert short-term rentals and empty homes into housing for hundreds of local workers.

Landing Locals pairs empty vacation rentals with local workers

More than half of the housing units in the mountain town of Truckee, California, are considered vacant, according to the 2020 Census, the most recent statistics available.
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