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Tempe Town Lake
On Thursday, the city of Tempe enforced a trespassing ban on homeless individuals living outside near Tempe Town Lake. The move follows an outreach to provide unsheltered individuals with housing, services and resources. Paul Bentley is the deputy human services director for Tempe.
Sep. 2, 2022
Interest in labor unions has been growing nationally — and in Arizona. During the first nine months of the federal fiscal year, the National Labor Relations Board saw efforts to unionize spike nearly 60%. In Arizona, it increased more than 50%.
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Sep. 1, 2022
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On Aug. 25, Constable Deborah Martinez was shot and killed performing that duty. The tragedy has family members and the community wondering what could have been done — and whether any reforms could have prevented it.
Aug. 31, 2022
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A domestic violence prevention program in Tucson is one of more than 80 nonprofits nationwide receiving funding from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women.
Aug. 29, 2022
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Inequities in housing go beyond who can buy or rent a home — there's also a serious lack of diversity in who works in the real estate industry.
Aug. 29, 2022
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The Arizona Legislature’s committee for housing supply is traveling the state next month to hear from communities about what they need to address housing shortages.
Aug. 26, 2022
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Scottsdale has increased financial incentives for residents and businesses to remove grass. The Water Department has $300,000 to offer in rebates this fiscal year, that's $50,000 more than last year.
Aug. 25, 2022
Just a few blocks from Arizona’s capitol building, the streets are lined with shopping carts, blankets and discarded furniture. Hundreds of people have set up tents or built-makeshift shelters out of crates and tarps in the area, commonly called “the zone
Some Phoenix residents and business owners say the city isn’t doing enough to address a growing encampment of people experiencing homelessness. The city has set aside money to help, but those funds may only go so far.
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Aug. 24, 2022
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This year is on track to be a record-breaking year for heat-associated deaths in Maricopa County. Advocates say the real concern is not that Phoenix has too much hot weather, but not enough homes.
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Aug. 23, 2022
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July saw eviction filings surge in Maricopa County. Meanwhile, rental prices across the Valley continue to rise. To learn what could be done to help renters, The Show heard from local nonprofit Wildfire.
Aug. 23, 2022
Homeless tents
Late last week, a group of homeowners and business owners in Phoenix filed a lawsuit against the city, specifically related to an encampment of people who are experiencing homelessness.
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Aug. 15, 2022
Sedona
The city of Sedona is offering financial incentives to homeowners in an effort to curb short-term rentals.
Aug. 13, 2022
Apartment Foundation
Housing developers looking to build in Pinal County’s largest city will face new standards. The city of Maricopa invited residents to provide input on design guidelines for multifamily housing.
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Aug. 11, 2022
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Objecting to advice from city planners, the Casa Grande Planning and Zoning Commission has voted unanimously to rezone a piece of land from manufacturing and industry to residential.
Aug. 9, 2022
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After watching housing prices go up in the Valley for the last two years, the burning hot market here is finally starting to cool off. At the same time, a new report from Pew shows that investors are playing an outsized role in Arizona's market.
Aug. 8, 2022
Tempe City Hall
The city of Tempe invites residents to use its new tools to help those experiencing homelessness.
Aug. 4, 2022
Phoenix City Hall
Phoenix is trying to generate excitement over a proposed bond program worth half a billion dollars. Eight subcommittees representing different city services will hold public meetings to gather resident input and hear pitches from city departments.
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Aug. 4, 2022
A house for rent in Phoenix
Housing affordability is one of the greatest challenges many communities around the country are facing. A recent series on The Show called Out of Reach tackled some of the broader aspects of that reality.
Aug. 3, 2022
Open house
When it comes to housing availability, buyers’ expectations are improving for the first time since 2020.
Aug. 2, 2022
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Minimum wage earners would need to work at least 73 hours per week to afford a two-bedroom rental in Arizona, according to a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
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Jul. 28, 2022

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