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Popular home rental app Airbnb is codifying a worldwide ban on using rental properties for parties ahead of the July 4 holiday weekend. The ban started as a public health measure in 2020 and has been especially effective in reducing reported parties in Arizona.
Jul. 1, 2022
Early ballot drop box at the Maricopa County Elections Department
Results from a recent survey buck the conventional wisdom about election-year politicking and strategies that appeal to each party’s political base in Arizona.
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Jun. 29, 2022
Tempe Town Lake
Tempe residents are being asked to help set future priorities for the city through an online survey open through July 1.
Jun. 28, 2022
Air-conditioning is a necessity in the Valley of the Sun. But AC supply and workforce shortages may leave some residents sweating it out this summer.
Jun. 28, 2022
home for sale sign that reads: out of reach
Phoenix recently announced steps to help streamline the plan review and permitting processes for single-family residential developments. But former Phoenix mayor Paul Johnson says in general, cities have to do more to help projects get off the ground.
Jun. 28, 2022
home for sale sign that reads: out of reach
Home prices have been cooling off just a bit recently, but are still high — too high, in fact, for many prospective buyers to get into the market.
Jun. 21, 2022
Woman sitting outside next to tent
Last year, 339 people in Maricopa County died from heat-associated deaths, at least 130 of them were homeless people.
Jun. 20, 2022
A POW/MIA flag flies with an American flag
Earlier this month, Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill into law that would force HOAs to allow residents to fly flags that support law enforcement and first responders. But they won’t be able to raise a flag proclaiming gay pride or Black Lives Matter unless their HOA approves.
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Jun. 20, 2022
home for sale sign that reads: out of reach
After the pandemic hit, entrepreneur Abel Arriaga and his family became what he dubs “modern nomads,” living with family and in short-term rentals around the state.
More Arizona housing news
Jun. 17, 2022
water on ice
Each year, heat-related illnesses send more than 67,000 people nationwide to the hospital and kill more than 700. As climate change brings longer, stronger and more frequent heat waves, a new study looks at the effectiveness of cooling centers in Maricopa and Yuma counties.
Jun. 16, 2022
council chamber plaque and people in background
In less than two months, Phoenix police officers will collect bigger paychecks, making Phoenix Police Department the highest paid law enforcement agency in Arizona. The City Council approved a $20 million boost Wednesday night.
More Arizona business news
Jun. 16, 2022
a for rent sign in front of a painted brick wall
The Phoenix City Council will vote Wednesday to give a private contractor $4 million to help low-income residents find homes
Jun. 14, 2022
canada flag
Democratic Arizona Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly, along with Republican Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott, are sponsoring the Canadian Snowbirds Act.
Jun. 14, 2022
man grilling peppers
Imagine investing $800,000 into a program and see it generate $6 million in a year. Local First Arizona says it’s happening through the Arizona Economic Recovery Center.
More Arizona business news
Jun. 13, 2022
Circle the City Mobile Medical Outreach
Temperatures in the Phoenix area are expected to reach 114 degrees over the next few days. That can be dangerous for anyone, but especially for individuals without shelter.
Jun. 8, 2022
tents along 9th ave and madison
Phoenix just received $198 million from the federal government and $70.5 million will address homelessness and affordable housing.
More Arizona housing stories
Jun. 8, 2022
A sign directing voters
Phoenix leaders are laying the groundwork for an election next year when voters will be asked to approve $500 million in new bonds.
Jun. 7, 2022
A POW/MIA flag and a U.S. flag
Residents of Arizona homeowner associations will be able to fly flags supporting law enforcement, first responders, and those that honor POWs and those missing in action. But you won't be able to raise a flag proclaiming gay pride or Black Lives Matter unless your HOA approves.
More Arizona politics news
Jun. 7, 2022
Shannon Steward
Shannon Steward is a small business owner in Sunnyslope, where she grew up and currently lives. But her apartment's rent is increasing — by a lot.
Jun. 7, 2022
A house for sale in north Glendale
A new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research called “Housing Demand and Remote Work” says that remote work is a significant factor in the rising price of homes.
Jun. 6, 2022

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