Housing

The Show on KJZZ

Listen live weekdays at 9 a.m.

Afternoon aerial view of suburban homes in Surprise
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has approved $850,000 in funding for homeless support services as part of a broader partnership with the city of Surprise.
Oct. 20, 2023
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an allocation of $1 million for a program to help eligible homeowners in the town of Guadalupe. The town will also contribute $200,000.
Oct. 19, 2023
Encántame Towers outside Rocky Point
The Show spoke to Hector Vazquez, who runs Las Palomas Resort in Rocky Point, about what is affecting tourism and how much they rely on Arizonans to visit.
Oct. 17, 2023
Tucson skyline
The Show spoke to Tim Steller, metro columnist for the Arizona Daily Star, about trees and homelessness in Tucson.
Oct. 17, 2023
Bullhead City, Arizona
The Bullhead City School District is breaking ground on an affordable housing project for its employees. The small neighborhood is designed to help with recruitment and retention.
Oct. 16, 2023
Phoenix bond ballot
The city of Phoenix is asking voters to approve a sprawling $500 million bond package to fund everything from a long-awaited Latino Cultural Center, affordable housing projects, a new senior center, new parks and library branches and more.
Oct. 16, 2023
Hotel San Carlos
A major makeover is planned for a 95-year-old hotel in downtown Phoenix. When Hotel San Carlos opened in 1928, the San Carlos was Phoenix’s first air-cooled, high-rise hotel.
Oct. 12, 2023
This 15-acre lot, where the traditional garden once thrived, has been largely vacant for more than a quarter of a century.
The Phoenix City Council will soon be asked to approve a new requirement for vacant commercial properties, in an effort to reduce trespassing, crime and blight.
Oct. 12, 2023
eviction notice on a door
Evictions in metro Phoenix continue to skyrocket. Maxine Becker says with soaring housing costs and long waitlists for vouchers, she doesn’t expect the problem to get better anytime soon.
Hear more interviews from The Show
Oct. 12, 2023
The Zone downtown Phoenix
The city of Phoenix has been fielding two lawsuits regarding the homeless encampment known as "The Zone" near downtown. Now, lawyers for the city say they’re caught in a legal Catch-22.
Oct. 10, 2023
Welcome to Scottsdale marker sign
The city of Scottsdale began sending biweekly questionnaires to residents this spring. With feedback at public meetings and recent events in mind, the newest one covers homelessness.
Oct. 9, 2023
Man pets his dog while sitting in parking lot
Rob Weinbrenner has lived on and off the streets of Phoenix for years and has a lot to say about the experience. He also has some pretty intriguing ideas for how life could be better.
Oct. 6, 2023
Woman and man pose holding dog
Headlines tend to focus on "The Zone" in downtown Phoenix, but challenges facing people experiencing homelessness in the Phoenix area extend beyond a few square blocks — maybe even to your neighborhood park.
Oct. 6, 2023
A fountain in the middle of a body of water shoots a stream straight up, several yards into the air. It is dusk, and the stream of water is lit up with a purple light.
The Maricopa Association of Governments approved a resolution of support for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, with a focus on those experiencing homelessness as a result of domestic violence. One survivor says she’s glad MAG is kickstarting the conversation about people like her.
Oct. 5, 2023
eviction notice
Landlords in Maricopa County sought to evict 7,809 renter households in September. That’s the second-highest number of filings the county justice courts have ever seen in a single month.
Oct. 5, 2023
Matt Gress
The Show spoke with Arizona Rep. Matt Gress about his concerns with what Scottsdale has been doing to provide housing for people living on the streets.
Oct. 5, 2023
Joe Faillace at Old Station Sub Shop
The Show spoke with Joe Faillace about being a business owner near "The Zone." He’s run Old Station Sub Shop on the corner of 13th Avenue and Jefferson Street with his wife, Debbie, for the last 40 years.
Oct. 5, 2023
homeless encampment
A judge this week denied the city of Phoenix’s request for more time to clear the area downtown known as "The Zone." The city now has just one month left to find shelter for the hundreds of people still living in the region's largest homeless encampment.
Oct. 4, 2023
Tracy Kidder
Tracy Kidder told The Show the story of one person in Boston who’s created a solution of sorts to the problem of getting health care for people living on the streets.
Oct. 4, 2023
The Zone in Phoenix
A judge on Tuesday denied the city of Phoenix’s legal request seeking extra time to clean up the city’s largest homeless encampment. City officials had asked to be given until April 2024 to complete the job.
Oct. 3, 2023

Pages

Subscribe to Housing