Valley businesses address housing issues

By Melanie Wong

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series about affordable rental housing.EAGLE COUNTY — Talk to an Eagle County employer about employee housing, and this is something you’ll hear: “It’s like the winter of 2007 all over again.”Sweet Basil owner Matt Morgan remembers the hiring difficulties that came with the 2006-07 ski season. The economy was “on fire,” and the Vail Village restaurant was hiring — but the rolling economy also meant that local housing was in high demand, and real estate and rental prices were soaring. “We couldn’t attract and hire the right people, mostly in the …

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