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Phoenix skyline with a cactus
Phoenix is among the top three emerging markets in the real estate industry, according to a new analysis. The Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2022 report lists only Nashville and the Raleigh-Durham area ahead of Phoenix.
Nov. 18, 2021
For rent sign now vacant
Constables play an important role in evictions in our state, but people often mistake them for police officers or sheriffs deputies. And the lack of awareness around who they are and what they do can result in a lack of oversight of these elected officers.
Nov. 10, 2021
Inside an EnVision Center
Tempe will join a hundred other communities across the country offering EnVision Centers. A vacant building at 1310 E. Apache Blvd. is being refurbished to become the EnVision Center and Resilient Energy Hub.
Nov. 9, 2021
On this episode of KJZZ's Word podcast hosted by Tom Maxedon, explore the human condition in the past, present and future with a historical fiction writer who runs a boutique bed-and-breakfast in the Yucatán, a Phoenix poet whose tireless homeless outreach led to a spoken word/jazz album and a Valley gaming enthusiast who wrote a sci-fi novel.
Nov. 7, 2021
farm land
New development is coming to an area of southwest Phoenix once known for its farms and abundant open space.
Nov. 3, 2021
Karen Chen J. Marion Sears home
A new report shows the economic, social, cultural and environmental benefits of Phoenix’s historic neighborhoods.
Nov. 2, 2021
Old Town Scottsdale
Scottsdale residents and business owners are being asked to weigh in on future development in Old Town.
Nov. 1, 2021
unlocking a door
Gov. Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Housing announced money from the American Rescue Plan Act will be used to help homeowners. Homeowners can apply to receive funds that can go toward their mortgage and other home-related expenses.
Nov. 1, 2021
Corey Wright
Phoenix is nearing three months since the U.S. Justice Department announced a sweeping investigation of the city and its police department that may take years to finish. Civil rights investigators are asking about the possessions of people living on the street.
More Arizona housing stories
Oct. 29, 2021
eviction notice
Arizona's eviction moratorium expired at the end of September. Among those urging renters and landlords to try to get financial assistance are some of the people charged with handling evictions.
Oct. 26, 2021
A for-rent sign at a home
Arizona could soon be sending some rent relief funds to urban areas. In an effort not to lose federal dollars, the state is transferring some rental relief money that was designated to rural areas, to urban areas instead.
Oct. 25, 2021
UMOM Family Housing Hub
The CDC's ban on some types of rental evictions ended in late August. Now, Arizona organizations that assist people facing homelessness are reporting a major surge in demand for services.
More Arizona housing stories
Oct. 24, 2021
for sale sign in front of a house
The Valley’s housing market continues to be one of the hottest in the country, as the median price has reached levels the area hasn’t seen before. And an increasing number of real estate transactions are happening in connection with ibuying through companies like Zillow, Opendoor and Offerpad.
Oct. 19, 2021
DES Office
The Arizona Department of Economic Security is launching a program to offer $36 million of assistance to help households pay utility bills. The program is aimed at helping low income households and those who hold debt due to utilities.
Oct. 18, 2021
for sale sign
Foreclosures in Arizona are dropping. New numbers out last week rank Arizona 34th nationwide in foreclosure filings, and the state appears to be leveling out. Lenders started the foreclosure process on more homeowners nationwide in the third quarter, after the foreclosure moratorium was lifted.
Oct. 15, 2021
A home for rent in Phoenix
The U.S. Labor Department on Wednesday reported that consumer prices rose 5.4% for the year ended September, and inflation is at its highest level in more than a decade. The rent is also rising, and in Arizona, it is rising faster than anywhere else.
Oct. 13, 2021
Superstition Mountains
The Apache Junction City Council approved plans for a master-planned community on land that was auctioned by Arizona State Land Department. It could increase the city’s population by 25,000 within 10 years
More Arizona business news
Oct. 11, 2021
eviction notice
Since the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s moratorium on evictions in late August, evictions are up significantly in Maricopa County. Evictions increased by more than 4,000 from August to September. That represents a 42% jump following the ruling.
More Arizona housing news
Oct. 9, 2021
key in a door
The city of Chandler is taking applications for its public housing waitlist. Demand for the units is so high, the city has not opened the waitlist for three years.
Oct. 7, 2021
rent home airbnb
Mesa homeowners struggling to pay their mortgages may find relief through a foreclosure prevention program.
Oct. 4, 2021

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