Finding places in Snowmass for employees to live has been a challenge since the resort was started in 1967. The town’s current goal of creating 200 new units of workforce housing gets assistance with a small chunk soon, as the new 15-unit Coffey Place development that is currently being built at the entryway to town will see a lottery for those homes sometime in mid-December.
According to Betsy Crum, Snowmass Village’s housing director, qualified employees may still submit an application for this housing up until Dec. 8.
The new Coffey Place neighborhood is being built alongside, and in some cases next door to, the existing Rodeo Place deed-restricted workforce housing at the entryway to Snowmass Village next to the Crossings. Its anticipated finish date is next spring.
“I am thinking they will be finished by March or April. I hope that we can fill them up and sell them as