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If you’ve driven Interstate 17 around Peoria and Dunlap avenues, you may have noticed construction around the former Metrocenter Mall. Adding light rail is a key part of revitalizing the area and includes the system's first rail-only bridge over a Valley freeway.
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Nov. 21, 2022
key in a door
Metro Phoenix and the entire state of Arizona are dealing with a housing crisis — and it’s especially acute for those adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Nov. 21, 2022
Model home resting on top of a pile of money
Since the pandemic, investors have been snapping up single family homes to rent out at higher rates. But now it might be investors who are feeling the brunt of the market decline as it’s balancing out.
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Nov. 17, 2022
Closed entrance
Redevelopment plans for the former Metrocenter Mall are moving forward after a final vote by the Phoenix City Council on Wednesday.
Nov. 16, 2022
Developers looking for tax breaks in Phoenix will need to demonstrate a "true" public benefit, based on policies amended by the City Council on Tuesday.
Nov. 15, 2022
the vintage sign for the kiva lodge
Preservationists in Mesa are trying to save a building slated for demolition. The Kiva Lodge is expected to be torn down to make way for an affordable housing project, but advocates are trying to convince the new property owners to keep it standing.
Nov. 15, 2022
Tempe City Hall
The city of Tempe is asking for public feedback on proposed additional new regulations for short-term rentals beginning with a virtual event Monday. The city is one of several municipalities across the state desiring a move toward such new requirements.
Nov. 13, 2022
Rocky Point
Sonoran officials say they are investigating a case of possible fraud in Rocky Point after an Arizona state representative highlighted the issue in a press conference this week.
Nov. 9, 2022
A Phoenix park sign
The Phoenix City Council approved a pilot program for private security guards to patrol 11 city parks at night. But critics like councilwoman Yassamin Ansari say it targets people experiencing homelessness.
Nov. 8, 2022
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Imagine owning a home and being told you need to move — and take your home with you. That’s the experience for some residents across metro Phoenix as developers buy mobile home parks.
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Nov. 7, 2022
Tempe City Hall
More than 500 people were living unsheltered in Tempe as of August, and local business owners disagree about what steps the city is taking to solve the problem. Tempe has taken many steps to help rehabilitate homeless people and assist them.
Nov. 4, 2022
cots in a room
Over the next two years, Phoenix plans to add 769 beds to emergency shelters and temporary housing facilities. That’s in addition to 475 beds added this year.
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Nov. 3, 2022
A sign at the playground at Cortez Park
On Wednesday, the Phoenix City Council approved a pilot program to add overnight security to 11 city parks, along with Cholla Trail at Camelback Mountain.
Nov. 2, 2022
Park Central Mall
Phoenix leaders are re-evaluating how to use tax incentives to spur redevelopment and address the housing shortage.
Nov. 1, 2022
A rendering of Villas on McQueen in Chandler.
The Chandler City Council has approved a development project at the southeast corner of McQueen Road and Chandler Boulevard. It will create more than 150 public housing units. Sizes range from one to five bedrooms.
Oct. 29, 2022
cots in a room
Homelessness among older adults and adults with disabilities has increased to record levels. In September, there were 898 older adults in Maricopa County who were homeless.
Oct. 28, 2022
single bed
The Phoenix City Council approved up to $10 million for the nonprofit St. Vincent de Paul to provide shelter and services to people experiencing homelessness.
Oct. 26, 2022
tucson's skyline from the Tucson Mountain Park
A pair of meetings this week in Tucson will look at housing and development issues. The meetings are part of a larger effort from Tucson’s Commission on Equitable Housing and Development.
Oct. 25, 2022
furnished bedroom
In July, the Arizona Legislature passed a law which would allow cities to establish a permitting process for landlords hosting short-term rentals. Cities like Scottsdale have taken advantage. Now Mesa is joining the list.
Oct. 21, 2022
garbage truck moving down road
Phoenix’s bulk trash collection is running about three weeks behind schedule because they don’t have enough workers.
Oct. 19, 2022

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