Eagle-Vail converts emergency services building to worker housing

20th January, 2016 by

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE-VAIL — If every little bit of housing helps, and it does, two local governments are making room for a handful of local workers.“We’re going to make five people really happy,” said Jill Klosterman, director of Eagle County’s housing department.The Eagle-Vail Metro District and the county are leasing the five bedrooms in the Eagle-Vail emergency services building.The agreement started Wednesday and goes through the winter season. If it works, Eagle-Vail will house summer workers in there.Hot propertyJeff Layman, Eagle-Vail Metro District manager, posted the apartments online around 9 a.m. Friday. More than a dozen calls had already rolled in before …

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