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Community Assistance Teams of Flagstaff's converted bus
In Flagstaff, a local organization is offering a “Shower Bus” with free showers and bathrooms for those experiencing homelessness.
Jul. 25, 2022
key in a door
The city of Mesa is preparing to open its waitlist for Section 8 housing choice vouchers for the first time in nearly six years.
Jul. 21, 2022
The "Earth thermometer" sculpture
Heat associated deaths in Arizona’s largest county hit a half-year record as more homeless people live unprotected outdoors in the desert city while summer temperatures soar into triple digits.
Jul. 20, 2022
electronics circuit tech
For the 10th year commercial real estate and investment firm CBRE has examined 13 measures, including tech graduation rates and job concentration, real estate and labor costs.
Jul. 19, 2022
A shopping cart in the SRP Canal bordering Cortez Park in Phoenix.
Changes are coming to address homeless encampments along SRP’s canal system in Phoenix.
Jul. 15, 2022
construction workers
Construction costs are forecast to rise 14% this year, but increases are expected to drop significantly starting next year.
Jul. 14, 2022
Traveler at airport curb
A new survey finds nearly 43% of Americans traveling in the United States have elevated concerns about their personal safety. And those concerns are more common among certain groups.
Jul. 12, 2022
Woman sitting outside next to tent
Summer is the most dangerous time of year for those experiencing homelessness. With low nighttime temperatures staying high, it’s harder for people to be able to cool off.
Jul. 12, 2022
eviction notice
Evictions in Maricopa County are at the highest level since before the start of the pandemic. June saw the highest number of monthly eviction filings since spring 2020.
Jul. 12, 2022
A house for sale in north Glendale
The Supreme Court decision related to abortion has many Americans considering moving to a different state or deciding to go to college in a place more likely to offer reproductive freedom.
Jul. 12, 2022
Food bank donation box
Inflation is hitting Arizonans hard. As rent, food and gas costs stay high, some people are heading to food banks. Last month, nearly a thousand families lined up outside a single St. Mary’s Food Bank in Phoenix.
Jul. 11, 2022
Airbnb
A new law lets cities and towns better regulate short-term rental properties. Gov. Doug Ducey signed off on the legislation Thursday.
Jul. 7, 2022
cyber security illustration
Commercial real estate, which encompasses developments like hotels, banks and office buildings, is said to be especially vulnerable to cyberattacks.
Jul. 7, 2022
Modular Middle Housing Complex project
The Valley and state are dealing with a housing crisis, as prices for apartments, rental homes and houses to buy have risen dramatically. Now, a look at some potential solutions.
Jul. 7, 2022
McDonald's sign
More than 4% Phoenix area businesses operate as franchises, according to a new report by Lending Tree, an online lending service.
Jul. 7, 2022
key in a door
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has pledged $23 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds to extend the county's Bridge Housing program for the next two years.
Jul. 6, 2022
A home sold in Phoenix
Far fewer people of color own homes in the U.S. than white people. But in a new analysis from Axios, race and justice reporter Russell Contreras found there are cities large and small in America where homeownership by people of color thrives.
Jul. 6, 2022
home for sale sign that reads: out of reach
The Phoenix area has a shortage of housing — specifically, affordable housing. A look at whether shopping centers could be part of the solution.
Jul. 5, 2022
Davis' mobile cooling fan, which utilizes misters and fans to help those without housing.
Outreach group AZ Hugs for the Houseless has created a mobile cooling van to prevent heat-related deaths for those experiencing homelessness, using funding from the city of Phoenix.
Jul. 4, 2022
furnished bedroom
Popular home rental app Airbnb is codifying a worldwide ban on using rental properties for parties ahead of the July 4 holiday weekend. The ban started as a public health measure in 2020 and has been especially effective in reducing reported parties in Arizona.
Jul. 1, 2022

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