Elected officials, town staff, business owners, lodging companies and more come together to identify solutions to Summit County’s workforce housing ‘crisis’

Business owners, elected officials, town staff and other stakeholders meet Wednesday, July 21, for a breakout discussion during the Summit County Housing Action Initiative at the Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center in Breckenridge. The event was focused on identifying actionable steps for how various groups could work together to help mitigate the affordable housing shortage.
Photo by Jenna deJong / jdejong@summitdaily.com

Coffee cups were filled, name tags were pinned and the room at Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center was buzzing with chatter from leaders across Summit County on Wednesday morning. This week, Keystone Policy Center coordinated a half-day housing summit, gathering over 90 nonprofit leaders, business owners, elected officials and town staff to brainstorm and collaborate about potential strategies that could be used to mitigate the county’s workforce housing shortage.

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