A roadside hotel in Eagle is being transformed into affordable homes — and other housing-strapped resort communities are watching

As tourists increasingly visit mountainous resort towns and home prices rise to accommodate these visitors, it’s hard to live on a budget, especially as a young person. One family of developer is addressing this issue. Rather than build new housing, they’re renovating a hotel into small apartment geared toward millennials. It’s dorm-style, with many communal spaces inside and places within walking distance. This could be a new model adopted in resort towns across the American West.

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