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Vice delves into Jackson Hole's homeless and housing problem

(Jackson, Wyo.) - National news media group Vice released an article about Jackson Hole on Tuesday. The article, titled "Homelessness and Housing Shortages are a Big Problem in Luxury Resort Towns like Jackson Hole," reveals what we already know -- for many, pay is low and rent is high in Jackson. The article dives into the lack of affordable housing, a problem that is compounded by the fact that Teton County is 97 percent protected lands and the zoning discourages density in the town. It also brings up the homeless issue and how it is challenging to track how many people are homeless who sleep on couches, in their car or camp. "It's impossible to know how many people are homeless or experiencing housing instability in Jackson," the article states. The article goes on to discuss the ultra-wealthy of Jackson, workers who commute from other counties, local solutions proposed by government officials as well as residents, and more. Read the full Vice article here. #buckrail #news