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71st Avenue Shelter rendering
Phoenix plans to construct a new homeless shelter in the southwest part of the city as it works to expand shelter capacity citywide amid a growing homelessness crisis.
Mar. 21, 2024
Sedona, Arizona
Voters in the Arizona tourist town of Sedona are pushing back against a City Council vote earlier this month that would rezone part of a popular park to create a car camp for homeless workers.
Mar. 20, 2024
Top half of a wooden tiny home
Tempe officials want to know how residents feel about the possibility of a zoning change to allow more guest homes. Mayor Corey Woods has identified affordable housing as one of the biggest challenges his city faces.
Mar. 19, 2024
The Phoenix City Council
Phoenix leaders will have to decide whether to save tens of millions to address future budget shortfalls or spend money on items some residents are pushing for.
Mar. 19, 2024
Woman in beige blazer talks at podium
The Arizona Starter Homes Act reached Hobbs' desk after narrowly passing out of both chambers with a mix of Democratic and Republican support.
More Arizona politics news
Mar. 18, 2024
Red rocks of Sedona
The Sedona City Council voted last week to provide a safe place to park for local workers living in their cars. The city will provide showers, bathrooms and trash services.
Mar. 18, 2024
a for rent sign in front of a painted brick wall
Arizona’s shortage of housing for low-income renters once again ranks among the most severe in the nation, according to a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
Mar. 15, 2024
Houses Under Construction in Goodyear, Arizona
Mayors from across Arizona are calling on Gov. Katie Hobbs to veto a bill designed to lower home prices by cutting municipal regulations.
Mar. 14, 2024
Sedona, Arizona
Sedona's longtime housing crisis is coming to a head this week. Sedona’s City Council voted Tuesday to create an area where people can sleep in their cars at night legally. And not everyone is happy about it.
Mar. 14, 2024
A view of "The Zone" in downtown Phoenix
Arizona lawmakers are sending a measure to the ballot this year that would allow property owners to apply for property tax refunds if their local governments don’t address illegal camping, panhandling or other so-called “public nuisances.”
Mar. 14, 2024
ZenniHome founder Bob Worsley and Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren pose with employees inside a modular home following the $50 million contract announcement.
This partnership between the Navajo Nation and Mesa-based company is meant to kickstart mass-scale manufacturing to meet a severe housing demand on the reservation and help Page bounce back following the shutdown of the Navajo Generating Station.
Mar. 14, 2024
home under construction
Housing has been one of the biggest topics of discussion at the state Capitol over the past couple of years, and the conversation about this bill got The Show thinking about the concept of starter homes and what they look like in 2024. Lauren Schellhase, a realtor with Home Smart in Phoenix, joined The Show talk about it.
Mar. 13, 2024
People holding signs stand behind podium
A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers passed the bill aimed at removing red tape to allow for more building of affordable homes, but it’s opposed by half of legislative Democrats, as well as the powerful League of Arizona Cities and Towns.
Mar. 11, 2024
Welcome to Mesa Arizona sign
Mesa residents can provide public comments about their city’s annual action plan now through April 6.
Mar. 10, 2024
Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs at a press conference
Supporters said HB 2570, also called the Arizona Starter Homes Act, would lower the cost for new home buyers by stopping cities from requiring homeowners to form HOAs or purchase various items related to a home’s aesthetics.
Mar. 8, 2024
Houses Under Construction in Goodyear, Arizona
A package of bills designed to improve housing affordability for Arizonans passed out of the state Senate today after similar housing proposals failed to gain traction last year.
Mar. 6, 2024
tents at 'the zone' homeless encampment in downtown phoenix
The Arizona Legislature passed a ballot measure that would allow property owners to apply for property tax refunds if their local governments don't address illegal camping, panhandling or "public nuisances.”
Mar. 5, 2024
Guadalupe, Arizona sign
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved an investment of $2.3 million to build affordable single family homes in Guadalupe, aimed helping at families that have been there for decades stay in the community.
More Arizona housing news
Mar. 1, 2024
Houses Under Construction in Goodyear, Arizona
A bill that would limit what zoning rules cities can set for single-family homes is a vote away from the governor’s desk. Lawmakers say the bill aims to address the lack of affordable housing.
Feb. 29, 2024
Medical professional checking heartbeat of homeless patient with a stethoscope
Circle the City provides mobile health care to unhoused individuals around the Valley. On a sunny February morning, a street medicine team saw patients during breakfast at Burnidge Soup Kitchen near 35th Avenue and Osborn Road.
Feb. 29, 2024

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