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The Moreland development
The Moreland is being developed by nonprofit community development organization Native American Connections in partnership with the city of Phoenix; it will give people who make an average of $24,000 a year a place to live — right in the heart of downtown Phoenix.
Aug. 12, 2021
eviction notice
The expiration and reinstatement of the national eviction moratorium in the past week has given whiplash to people working in local justice courts. A statewide trade group of housing owners calls the government's move unacceptable and unconstitutional.
Aug. 6, 2021
Homeless tents
The leader of an Arizona organization that works on homeless initiatives says that certain laws already criminalize homelessness and that police intimidation makes it a moral and religious issue.
U.S. To Investigate Phoenix Police Over Excessive Force Allegations
Phoenix Police Chief, Union, Activist React To Investigation
Aug. 6, 2021
person opening front door with a key
Arizona has only sent out a fraction of the emergency rental assistance it received. And Joanna Carr of the Arizona Housing Coalition estimates the state has spent less than 10% of its share of rental assistance, which means there’s a lot of money still out there for both renters and landlords.
Aug. 5, 2021
eviction notice
The Biden administration has extended the CDC's eviction moratorium, just a few days after it expired over the weekend. To learn what this extension might mean for Arizona renters, The Show spoke with Pamela Bridge, an attorney and the director of litigation and advocacy at Community Legal Services.
Aug. 4, 2021
man using backhoe
A trade group representing contractors launched a new initiative Tuesday to push for more environmentally friendly construction.
Aug. 3, 2021
A house for rent in Phoenix
The federal order to protect renters from losing their homes during the pandemic has now expired. Housing advocates expect a wave of evictions to follow.
Aug. 2, 2021
For rent sign now vacant
Federal lawmakers did not stop the national eviction moratorium from ending over the weekend, but there's aid money still available.
Aug. 1, 2021
A house for rent in Phoenix.
Chandler is boosting incentives to get more landlords to welcome lower-income renters.
Jul. 30, 2021
eviction notice
The national pause on evictions is set to expire Saturday. A local charity that helps people facing loss of their home says the average family that’s sought help is roughly a year behind on their rent and faces a major struggle to catch up.
Jul. 30, 2021
House for sale sign
Housing prices in the Valley have skyrocketed recently, creating an affordable housing crisis that experts fear isn’t going away anytime soon. But now, a new low-income housing tax credit could put a dent in that crisis.
Jul. 29, 2021
Skye on 6th Phoenix Roosevelt Row high rise development
A Chicago-based developer broke ground Tuesday for a luxury high-rise project in downtown Phoenix.
Jul. 27, 2021
A home for lease in north Phoenix
Arizona is among several western states facing a severe housing shortage, driving prices beyond reach for many working-class people. As part of an answer to this, some Arizona cities are looking to make it easier for property owners to build essentially guest houses on their properties.
Jul. 22, 2021
A house for rent in Phoenix.
The city of Glendale is working with community organizations to distribute grant funding to people experiencing homelessness. Glendale is using $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help families or individuals who are temporarily homeless but could sustain permanent housing with some financial assistance.
Jul. 20, 2021
map shows boundaries of hub
Tempe is gathering public input on ways to improve a key employment corridor. For decades, industrial businesses have enjoyed easy access to the Smith Innovation Hub, a half-square mile area, bounded by Rio Salado Parkway, Loop 101, University Drive and McClintock.
Jul. 20, 2021
Open house
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is suing two Tucson-based real estate companies for consumer fraud. Both businesses are managed by the same person, whose companies have been under investigation by the state Attorney General’s office for several years.
Jul. 17, 2021
man using backhoe
The Associated General Contractors of America said employment in June remained below the pre-pandemic peak in Arizona and 38 other states.
Jul. 16, 2021
Lumber
After hitting historic highs this spring, prices for framing lumber are falling. But other lumber products are getting more expensive and new homebuyers and renters are paying for it.
Jul. 16, 2021
bedding for homeless
Two new homeless shelters are coming to Phoenix, along with expansions and improvements at existing facilities.
Jul. 5, 2021
exterior of large tent like structure
Phoenix plans to add a temporary structure to provide heat relief for people living on the streets, but some leaders are disappointed with the timetable.
Jul. 5, 2021

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