The HGTV Dream Home Giveaway

For the past 16 years, HGTV has been giving away custom built, unique homes to lucky viewers around the country. For the 2014 home, producers came to the Lake Tahoe area in search for the new location and have chosen to build in the Schaffer's Mill neighborhood of Truckee.

The home's website has photos of the plans, progress photos and details on visiting Lake Tahoe. In the coming weeks, viewers will be treated to highlights of the Lake Tahoe and Truckee region and why their environmentally friendly home that highlights outdoor living is worthy of a daily entry. Contest dates are not yet posted on the website but they are normally in January.

South Lake Tahoe businesses that are highlighted in the HGTV's "Lake Tahoe Essentials" include Overland Meats, Cafe del Soul at MontBleu, Sprouts, Himmel Haus, Peek Nightclub and our Farmer's Markets (though they got the date, time and locations of those wrong).


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Enjoy our new "Concierge in Your Pocket" feature! We have gone totally mobile and have a new Lake Tahoe app which was released on May 15, 2013! Everything to do and enjoy in Lake Tahoe will be at your fingertips...no more searching through tons of different websites for lists of what to do in Lake Tahoe. We've come to you!

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City of South Lake Tahoe -Lead Safe

Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Program

The City of South Lake Tahoe has secured $3.5 million dollars in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Healthy Homes to help families with young children control lead hazards in their home.

The grant funds will cover the cost to have your home tested for potential lead-based paint hazards and conduct a thorough Risk Assessment.

The funds will also cover the cost to hire a contractor to control the potential lead-based paint hazards, the cost to relocate the residents, testing of children for elevated blood lead levels and provide a final clearance inspection. Enroll today while funding is available!

Watch the video: to see if this program is a good fit for you!

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