Each year, thousands of tourists flock to Crested Butte, a mountain resort town on the Western Slope. This July, saw more people recreating in and around town than ever before. But, Crested Butte is small. So small there aren’t enough houses for the town’s low-wage workers to rent. And, short-term vacation rentals are gobbling up whatever housing is available, forcing workers out.
Read Gloria's article for High Country News.