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A new apartment complex made of shipping containers opened up in downtown Phoenix. The builder says the 18-unit apartment building on Third and McKinley streets is the largest of its kind in all of North America.
Jun. 3, 2022
A house for sale in Phoenix
Phoenix's housing market has been making headlines for its rising prices and difficulties. And a poll found that these factors are no secret to homebuyers and renters.
Jun. 2, 2022
A home for rent in Phoenix
A program paid for by Maricopa County offers landlords financial incentives to rent to people trying to exit homelessness. Officials held a news conference Wednesday to officially launch the effort called Threshold.
Jun. 1, 2022
home for sale sign that reads: out of reach
The Phoenix-area housing market is nothing short of gangbusters right now. In The Show's new series "Out of Reach," hear from renters, buyers and the people tracking and analyzing market statistics and polling. Learn about creative housing options and some of the challenges facing the market.
Jun. 1, 2022
Apartment Foundation
As Phoenix and other cities across the country face a housing shortage, one segment is especially tough to find.
May. 31, 2022
Kitchen remodel worker
Home remodeling projects are keeping contractors busy, and certain renovations are more in demand.
May. 31, 2022
House for sale sign
Senior real estate analyst for the Cromford Report Tina Tamboer says homes in the $400,000 to $500,000 range are lowering their list prices, signaling a market shift.
May. 27, 2022
Open house
The city of Tucson and the Tucson Industrial Development Authority are launching a program to help cover closing costs on homes for an estimated 250 essential workers.
May. 27, 2022
Beus Center for Law and Society
More than 15 years after Phoenix voters approved bonds to finance ASU’s construction downtown, the city will take control of several university-used parking lots.
May. 26, 2022
Phoenix leaders will allow a developer to skip paying some taxes in exchange for redeveloping the former Metrocenter Mall. Rather than pay an estimated $67.8 million in sales taxes on construction, leases and retail, the developer will build up to nine public parking garages on the 80-acre site.
May. 25, 2022
housing construction
Federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act is allowing Maricopa County to make its biggest investment ever in affordable housing projects. The County Board of Supervisors this month approved $35 million for several new housing programs.
More Arizona housing stories
May. 24, 2022
Woman sitting outside next to tent
A new 200-bed shelter to provide heat relief for people experiencing homelessness is now open in downtown Phoenix. The shelter on 28th and Washington streets provides three meals a day, showers and dedicated beds.
May. 23, 2022
furnished bedroom
The city of Glendale has preemptively adopted new rules regulating short-term rental properties before the city welcomes a bevy of visitors for the 2023 Super Bowl.
May. 21, 2022
plaque that reads phoenix city council chambers
As Phoenix commits more money to address homelessness, there’s also a focus on accountability. The city’s proposed budget includes nine new positions to better manage outreach programs.
May. 17, 2022
Homeless unsheltered couple's tent on Phoenix homeowner's porch
As temperatures rise, a Ph.D. student opened her patio to an unsheltered couple. But the city of Phoenix says she's violating city code.
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May. 10, 2022
unlocking a door
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Phoenix area experienced the highest rate of inflation of any metropolitan area over the past year. The average consumer price index increase from last year to this one is 7.9%, but prices in the Valley rose 10.9%.
May. 8, 2022
water donation
Phoenix's first 100 degree day of the year may come this week. And the Phoenix nonprofit, Human Services Campus, is beginning its annual drive to collect bottled water for people experiencing homelessness.
May. 5, 2022
Flag of Ukraine
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services began accepting applications for a special parole program for Ukrainians fleeing Russia’s war. It’s a similar program to the one rolled out for Afghans, with a few important differences.
May. 3, 2022
dillard's sign on building
Plans for the former Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix have grown since KJZZ first reported the deal last December. Here's the latest vision for the landmark property off Interstate 17 between Dunlap and Peoria avenues.
Phoenix parking deal with Metrocenter developer could cost $68M
Apr. 26, 2022
drawing of large white building with trees and sidewalks around it
The city of Surprise and Maricopa County will spend federal coronavirus relief funds to build a multigenerational community resource center.
More Arizona business news
Apr. 24, 2022

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