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Kate Gallego
The Phoenix City Council is trying to make it cheaper and easier for residents to install solar panels on their homes.
Jun. 4, 2021
home under construction
According to a new data analysis, construction firms are reporting difficulty finding workers while the costs of materials steadily increases. The combination of factors is causing significant delays in the residential construction market.
Jun. 4, 2021
Lauren Shellhase, Catherine Reagor
Home prices in the Phoenix area are gangbusters right now. The Show heard from two perspectives on the area's housing market to learn why the market is booming and how long this will last.
Jun. 3, 2021
Grand Canalscape
For months, residents of a historic Phoenix neighborhood have been fighting an out-of-state developer over an apartment project. On Wednesday, the City Council voted on the proposal along the Grand Canal in the central city.
Jun. 2, 2021
Hot attic Arizona air conditioning unit duct work
More than 26,000 Arizonans will receive checks from a settlement between the state and Landmark Home Warranty.
Jun. 1, 2021
Open house
Supply and demand is the most common reason given for rising Valley home prices, but one expert thinks it might also have to do with who is moving here.
More Arizona Business News
Jun. 1, 2021
Person counting money
Prices are going up on everything from used cars and medical care to food and clothing. In fact, over the past 12 months, prices have gone up by more than 4%. Price rises like these, even when they're just by a few dollars, also have a ripple effect for people living in poverty.
May. 27, 2021
Frys Grocery Downtown Phoenix
Phoenix city leaders will discuss whether to stop offering a controversial tax incentive to developers.
May. 26, 2021
home under construction
The Valley’s housing market continues to boom, and home prices continue to rise. But a key component of new houses is increasingly expensive and difficult to come by.
May. 25, 2021
eviction notice
The Justice Department is appealing the ruling of a federal judge in Washington, D.C., which struck down the CDC's eviction moratorium. As the case continues, and the end of the moratorium looms regardless of the outcome, how are tenants and landlords handling the situation?
May. 17, 2021
Mill Avenue downtown Tempe signpost map
More than 40 miles separate the cities of Tempe and Buckeye. One is landlocked while the other is land rich. But both cities are focused on responsible growth.
May. 16, 2021
More than $5 billion is coming to Arizona state and local governments. The federal funding comes through the American Rescue Plan, also known as the COVID-19 stimulus package.
More Arizona Business News
May. 11, 2021
Open house
The National Association of Realtors says 99% of metro areas it tracks recorded year-over-year increases in home prices. And 89% reported double-digit gains.
May. 11, 2021
This is not a story about neighbors yelling, “Not in my backyard." It’s a story about residents frustrated with the process.
May. 6, 2021
person opening front door with a key
Gov. Doug Ducey has named former Phoenix City Councilman Tom Simplot the new director of the Arizona Department of Housing; the appointment is effective immediately. The Show spoke with Simplot and started the conversation by asking what he thinks are the biggest challenges he and his department are facing.
May. 6, 2021
A house for rent in Phoenix.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has ordered limits on some types of evictions through the end of June. But legal protections and financial resources can be difficult for tenants to navigate. Several Arizona organizations are trying to make the process easier.
Apr. 28, 2021
A house for rent in Phoenix
Affordable housing is and has been a problem in the Valley and throughout the state. The Arizona Housing Coalition estimates nearly half of all Maricopa County renters in all income brackets are considered rent-burdened; that means they’re paying more than 30% of their income on housing.
Apr. 27, 2021
home for sale
The latest results of the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, were released Tuesday.
Apr. 27, 2021
Phoenix is working on ways to spend $416 million from the American Rescue Plan, also known as the COVID-19 Stimulus Package.
Apr. 26, 2021
Scottsdale City Hall
On Tuesday, the Scottsdale City Council unanimously passed an LGBTQ inclusive anti-discrimination ordinance. Scottsdale joins Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff, Tempe and other cities that have adopted an ordinance to fully protect LGBTQ families and individuals from discrimination in public accommodations, employment and housing in the city.
Apr. 21, 2021

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