Building costs are high and developers can’t meet the demand. The homes that are being built are out of reach for the average household in Tahoe.
More than 65% of North Lake Tahoe’s current housing stock sits empty the majority of the year. At the same time hundreds of locals compete for very few available rental units.
6,000+ people commute daily into North Lake Tahoe from surrounding regions. That's a lot of gas. And when the roads are closed, businesses suffer.