LETTER TO THE EDITOR

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More accessory units would help alleviate housing shortage

Dear Editor, Common sentiment seems to place the blame for a shortage of affordable housing in Ridgway (and Ouray County generally) on short-term rentals. There’s truth in this. Certainly the current 30 or so STRs in Ridgway do absorb some homes that might otherwise provide such housing. But it’s only a partial truth. Some of those homes would probably not offer affordable housing even if they…

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