The move to promote the specially designated areas designed to “incentivize” private sector investment in distressed communities is not expected to have much impact on the 61 zones in Nevada.
County Social Service Director Michael Pawlak said rising home prices and rental rates have sparked a renewed sense of urgency to develop affordable rental housing.
The Henderson City Council took its first vote on a development agreement for the Raiders headquarters and practice facility. The item was unanimously approved but will need to be voted on again at a later meeting.
The Las Vegas City Council appears to be changing course from a proposed city-wide ban on short-term rentals.
Developers will need to complete impact studies before seeking the Las Vegas City Council’s permission to re-purpose open spaces under an ordinance approved Wednesday.
Commissioners voted 4-3 to support the proposed ban, which would grandfather in short-term rentals already permitted by the city. The decision followed more than an hour of public comment, with a majority of speakers opposing the ban.
A developer is asking a federal judge to block Las Vegas City Councilmen Bob Coffin and Steve Seroka from voting on items related to building on the defunct Badlands Golf Course, a court filing shows.
About 500,000 people stayed at Airbnb rentals in the Las Vegas area last year, the company reports. That’s almost double the amount of visitors in 2016.
Dora LaGrande ended her tenure as chairwoman of the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority with a farewell address Thursday that both underscored the agency’s mission and criticized some within the ranks.
Attorneys for the developer who owns the shuttered Badlands Golf Course are railing against a proposed Las Vegas city ordinance that adds requirements for redeveloping former golf courses and other open spaces and are threatening more legal action against the city.