Northstar Pimps Homeowners to Provide Employee Housing
SAM Magazine-Truckee, Calif., Sept. 20, 2006-In an innovative program designed to allieviate some of the problems its employees face when looking for seasonal housing, Northstar has developed the "Rental Rewards Program," which offers free lift tickets or season's passes to homeowners who rent to the resort's employees for the season. The program runs through Northstar's Human Resources department, with homeowners listing vacancies with the Human Resources department. When a unit is rented to an employee, homeowners participating in the program can get either ten lift tickets or a season's pass for each address rented. The program does not extend to current rentals.
Northstar has not developed rental guidelines, but recommends that the cost of a rental be in the range of $300-$450 per room, not including utilities.