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Mountain towns use a ‘quiver of solutions’ to address affordable housing, including converting old hotels

Crested Butte
Trevor Bona
Crested Butte

When the town of Crested Butte declared a housing emergency last summer, it opened the door to new and unique solutions. The first action item on the list was to purchase a local bed and breakfast that was then converted to housing for seasonal workers.

Converting hotels to create housing isn’t new, but it’s a trend that’s growing in rural mountain communities. KBUT reports from Crested Butte.

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This story is part of a Rocky Mountain Community Radio reporting collaboration on affordable housing, funded by the Solutions Journalism Network. Explore more stories in the series.

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