Tahoe in the News

Tahoe greenlights high-density housing

Josh Meny | KTVN 2 News
December 13, 2023

During their governance board meeting on Wednesday, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) voted for land zoning amendments to allow for more multi-family and affordable workforce housing.

The amendments change Tahoe’s land use plan to allow for higher density buildings as tall as 65 feet in town centers, or about five stories.

Many community members at the meeting spoke against amending the zoning laws. One of their main complaints is that TRPA uses data from the 2012 regional Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

“TRPA is operating as if we’re living in 2012. It’s going to be 2024 very shortly. We have to have a realistic discussion about how these new land use amendments will impact our lake, our land, and the people,” said Pamela Tsigdinos…

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