Supply and Demand

Saratoga’s housing issues put a pinch on local businesses and organizations to find employees

The Town of Saratoga’s lack of a sufficient supply of affordable housing is affecting the ability of local businesses to hire employees.

In this series, the Saratoga Sun will examine the lack of affordable housing in Saratoga and its effect on the town’s ability to grow its economy.

Wendy Barkhurst, owner of White Stone Realty based in Saratoga and Rawlins, is a broker and property manager.

“I have not had a rental vacancy that I have had to advertise for more than two years,” Barkhurst said. “I have people calling about rentals even before the tenants give notice. We have a waiti...

 

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