Group looking to address affordable housing needs for seasonal workers

Mount Snow’s new Carinthia base lodge under construction earlier this year. As part of the mountain’s Act 250 permit for the lodge, they have to pay into a statewide affordable housing pool. Local officials are unsure if any of that money is used locally.
Mount Snow’s new Carinthia base lodge under construction earlier this year. As part of the mountain’s Act 250 permit for the lodge, they have to pay into a statewide affordable housing pool. Local officials are unsure if any of that money is used locally.

WILMINGTON - On Monday, November 26, the bitown economic development housing committee, a subcommittee of the bitown economic development committee, met with Elizabeth Bridgewater, executive director of Windham Windsor Housing Trust. Bridgewater shared experiences she had with seasonal worker housing issues on Cape Cod, and talked about what resources and funding models may, and may not, be available to address housing issues in the valley. They also discussed a need to have Mount Snow be a larger part of the conversation as the committee determines its work and approaches.

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