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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
Eddie Cook
The Maricopa County Assessor’s Office has replaced decades-old technology used to value land. The new cloud-based system took about a decade to develop and cost around $20 million.
Oct. 19, 2022
eviction notice
Eviction filings are continuing to rise in Maricopa County. September was the third month in a row that filings were higher than they had been since October 2008.
Oct. 17, 2022
Man and two kids play soccer
A movement is underway to expand private security officers to Phoenix city parks.
Oct. 12, 2022
A house for sale in north Glendale
The Arizona housing market finally appears to be cooling off. But with rising interest rates, are homes actually more affordable for buyers?
Oct. 11, 2022
housing construction
Nearly 250,000 new housing units were being planned or built across Maricopa County in 2021.
Oct. 7, 2022
Extreme heat orange sun sunset
2021 saw the highest number of heat-related deaths in Maricopa County since data-tracking began in 2006. The majority of the heat-related deaths occurred outside, with 130 being people who were experiencing homelessness.
Oct. 5, 2022
Tents line the sidewalks near the intersection of 12th Avenue and Madison Street near the state capitol. This location has one of the highest densities of people living on the street in Phoenix.
"The zone" in downtown Phoenix has stirred much controversy over recent years. The Show learned about the area and the challenges its residents face from Wendy Johnson, director of a resource center for homeless seniors.
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Oct. 4, 2022
Houses Under Construction in Goodyear, Arizona
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that homebuyers will be entitled to sue builders for hidden defects for up to eight years after a home is built.
Sep. 29, 2022
man using a calculator
Thanks to grants and programs, Phoenix helped many small businesses survive COVID-19, but higher housing costs could hurt future economic development.
Sep. 28, 2022
dog at a Maricopa County Animal Care and Control shelter
Maricopa County’s animal shelters are overcrowded. And to try to reduce the number of dogs, the shelters are waiving adoption fees through Monday night.
Sep. 24, 2022

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