TELLURIDE, Colo. (CBS4)– The Town of Telluride is considering increasing taxes to fund more affordable housing.

After a heated debate, the town council voted to put the question to increase property taxes before voters.

telluride Telluride Puts Affordable Housing Tax Issue Before Voters

(credit: Visit Telluride)

They also considered setting a proposal for voters which would raise a two-and-a-half percent vacation rental tax to pay for affordable housing, but council instead put a .005 percent sales on use tax question on the ballot.

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