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February 27, 2020
So goes the neighborhood? Resort wrestles with rental rise
In Lake Placid, N.Y., and other resort towns around the U.S. the growth of home rentals in residential neighborhoods is raising alarms.
By MICHAEL HILL
Pedestrians walk down Main Street in Lake Placid, N.Y. The surge in the number of short-term rentals in this Adirondack Mountain resort is alarming local residents who fear it is changing the character of the village.
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Lake Placid is a picture-book village in the Adirondack Mountains offering tourists crisp air, pretty peaks, Winter Olympic sites and, lately, a lot more houses to rent for the weekend.
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