A playground to East Coasters and urbanites

 

This is true for every mountain town that has become a playground to East Coasters and urbanites: The workers serving the upper class cannot afford to live in the towns they work in (“A West in flux,” September 2020). Meanwhile, the second- and third-homeowners seem oblivious to how their choices fuel climate change, housing shortages, inflated real estate markets, and economic inequality and injustice in the communities and mountain areas they claim to love.

Erin Sweeney,
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