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homes under construction
Phoenix construction activity is getting close to levels seen in 2006, just before the housing crash and Great Recession. And the increased demand is creating jobs at city hall.
Jul. 2, 2021
eviction notice
Many evictions in the U.S. are on hold for at least one more month. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's ban on some types of rental evictions had been set to expire this week, but it has now been extended through July. To catch us up on what that means in Arizona, The Show spoke with KJZZ’s Katherine Davis-Young.
Jun. 28, 2021
Heather van Blokland
#AZNumbers is a weekly segment featuring thoughts and insight into Arizona's economic news. This week's number: 10,000 — and the need for more space to live and work. Listen to the KJZZ business block with Heather van Blokland weekdays at 6 p.m. on 91.5 FM or stream it on KJZZ.org.
Jun. 25, 2021
A house for rent in Phoenix.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday extended a nationwide ban on some types of rental evictions through the end of July. The moratorium had been set to expire next week.
Jun. 24, 2021
A house for rent in Phoenix
Arizona congressmen Ruben Gallego and Raul Grijalva are among dozens of House Democrats asking the CDC to keep protections for renters in place a little longer.
Jun. 23, 2021
Habitat for Humanity 3D-printed house Tempe print head
Tempe will be home to Habitat for Humanity’s first 3D-printed home. The Show spoke with Habitat for Humanity's president Jason Barlow and Tempe's mayor Corey Woods to learn what 3D-printed homes offer the Valley.
Jun. 23, 2021
After providing the controversial tax incentive for 22 projects, Phoenix leaders will take a closer look into how the public benefits from the government property lease excise tax program, often referred to as a GPLET.
Jun. 22, 2021
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

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