Asheville Short Term Rentals: Government Overreach or Necessary Protection?

As cities all over the country grapple with managing short-term rentals, does Asheville have an opportunity to be a leader in thoughtful regulations?  Asheville short-term rentals, or STRs, have been…

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Asheville Affordable Housing: The Squeeze – A Local Perspective
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Asheville Affordable Housing: The Squeeze – A Local Perspective

While the United States government has traditionally offered far less than its European counterparts in the area of a social safety net, subsidized housing (formerly known by its less-politically-palatable name,…

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Buncombe County Property Tax: Where Does That Money Go?
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Buncombe County Property Tax: Where Does That Money Go?

Almost 300 years ago, Daniel Defoe wrote of the inevitability of two things: death and taxes. Homeowners across the United States pay taxes based upon the assessed value of their…

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