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An aerial view of Flagstaff, Arizona
A nonprofit group in Flagstaff is converting a motel into short-term housing after receiving millions in state grant money from the Arizona Department of Housing.
Apr. 19, 2023
Rio Salado Parkway sign
Tempe voters are preparing to cast their ballots in a special election on three propositions that will decide the future of its last major piece of prized real estate — a 46-acre lot near Sky Harbor. Here's a closer look at the arguments for and against Propositions 301, 302 and 303.
Read the ballot language for Tempe Props. 301, 302 and 303
Apr. 18, 2023
Kesha Hodge Washington is sworn in at the Phoenix City Council inauguration
Monday’s swearing-in ceremony for the Phoenix City Council was historic. For the first time in the city’s history, Phoenix has two Black councilmembers.
More Arizona politics news
Apr. 17, 2023
Chandler city officials have approved amendments to the city’s short-term rental ordinance. The vote follows Gov. Doug Ducey’s legislation last year authorizing cities to issue licenses for these rentals.
Apr. 14, 2023
metrocenter mall
Phoenix residents with fond memories of the former Metrocenter Mall will get a chance to say goodbye during a public party. Fans of the 1989 movie “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure,” which was partially filmed at Metrocenter, can enjoy it again.
More Arizona business news
Apr. 14, 2023
During her annual state of the city address, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego told the audience at the Sheraton downtown that national action is needed.
Apr. 12, 2023
homelessness and heat
Phoenix is looking for more partners to help protect the city’s most vulnerable this summer. In addition to daytime respite centers where people can get out of the heat, Phoenix is looking for partners to offer cooling centers where people can take naps.
More Arizona housing stories
Apr. 11, 2023
shelter blankets
Valley of the Sun YMCA has launched PHX350. It’s a program that helps homeless young adults aged 18 to 24 by providing them emergency shelter for up to 90 days.
Apr. 9, 2023
Wednesday’s Phoenix City Council meeting turned rowdy after a member suggested barring public comment about mobile home park residents being displaced. At times, residents drowned out council members with chants.
More Arizona business news
Apr. 5, 2023
Circle the City truck
More and more older adults — we’re talking people 55 and older — are becoming homeless, in some cases for the very first time. The experiences can be frightening, especially when the individual suffers from memory loss.
Apr. 5, 2023
Plaque that reads, "This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior"
A group of residents and business owners along Grand Avenue in Phoenix wants the city to stop plans to turn a church into apartments.
Apr. 4, 2023
Kate Gallego
A Maricopa County judge this week ruled Phoenix has to clean up the area near the city’s Human Services Campus known as “the Zone.” He gave the city until July. The Show spoke about it with Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and asked her what kinds of options the city is looking at.
Mar. 31, 2023
flowers surrounding mobile home
Bipartisan state legislation that would offer immediate relief to residents forced from mobile home parks has been signed by Governor Katie Hobbs.
Mar. 31, 2023
The former Paradise Valley Mall in northeast Phoenix will be the future site of resort-style living.
More Arizona business news
Mar. 30, 2023
Crystal Welsh
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has given the city until July 10 to start disbanding “The Zone,” a homeless encampment spanning several blocks west of downtown. One woman living in a shelter nearby says she hopes that when city officials decide what’s next, they’ll remember the humanity of those living in "The Zone."
More Arizona housing stories
Mar. 29, 2023
Apartment kitchen
Since October 2020, Phoenix has spent $2.6 million to financially reward landlords for renting to very low-income residents. Now, the city is boosting rent payments.
Mar. 28, 2023
tents line the road in 'the zone' homeless encampment in phoenix
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has ordered the city of Phoenix to disband “The Zone,” a sanctioned homeless encampment spanning several city blocks west of downtown. Judge Scott Blaney sided with a group of businesses and property owners in "The Zone," who sought to have the encampment declared a public nuisance.
Mar. 27, 2023
A new West Valley construction project valued at $120 million broke ground Friday. Called Centerline at Glendale, the development will eventually offer more than 350 affordable housing units.
Mar. 24, 2023
Phoenix gated alley
Gated alleys are coming to more Phoenix neighborhoods after the City Council approved more money. What started as a pilot program in late 2018 to prevent criminal activity and illegal dumping keeps growing as more neighborhoods request gates to limit access to alleys. Since the council approved half a million dollars for gate installations last September, nearly 140 neighborhoods have asked for them.
Mar. 23, 2023
After many months of mobile home residents begging Phoenix leaders to help them fight evictions, the city council took action Wednesday night. But no one seemed satisfied with the outcome.
Mar. 22, 2023


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