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Maricopa County is putting $10 million from the American Rescue Plan Act toward building affordable housing in Chandler. More than 400 people are expected to benefit each year from the two new projects.
Nov. 28, 2023
a for rent sign in front of a painted brick wall
A new report from the real estate analysis firm Construction Coverage finds Arizona is now the 10th most expensive state for renters.
Nov. 22, 2023
st marys volunteers pack boxes
This time of year, many cities and nonprofits encourage "healthy giving" to help unsheltered people.
Nov. 21, 2023
The Zone in Phoenix
Earlier this month, the City of Phoenix cleared the last blocks of what used to be its largest homeless encampment near downtown, known as the ‘Zone.’
Nov. 20, 2023
Warren Petersen at podium
Arizona Senate President Warren Petersen, who is also a real estate broker, is no fan of a regulation at the heart of those projected shortages, a requirement for residential developers in urban areas to show they have a 100-year-water supply.
Nov. 20, 2023
Empty room
At its Nov. 15 meeting, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved an agreement with the town of Gilbert to provide more than $1.5 million to enhance homeownership opportunities using a community land trust.
Nov. 17, 2023
unlocking a door
$5 million will pay to convert a north Phoenix hotel into affordable rental housing for adults over 55 who are exiting homelessness. The other $5 million will help construct new apartments near downtown for low-income families.
Nov. 16, 2023
Fake grass
As Arizonans look for ways to conserve water, they may be tempted to rip out their lawns and replace them with artificial turf. But fake grass has a lot of drawbacks.
Nov. 15, 2023
Houses Under Construction in Goodyear, Arizona
The Show spoke with Angela Gonzales, reporter for the Phoenix Business Journal, about the demand for Arizona state land.
Nov. 14, 2023
The Zone in Phoenix
While Phoenix met a court-ordered deadline to address homelessness in one neighborhood, many indicators suggest the crisis is only getting worse across the region. For every 10 homeless people in Maricopa County getting into housing, 19 people are now becoming homeless.
More Arizona housing stories
Nov. 13, 2023
A new study commissioned by Downtown Phoenix Inc. puts the value of economic output in the area during 2022 at $21.2 billion.
Nov. 8, 2023
Caution tape reading "Danger lead removal"
Homes in Tucson and around the U.S. that predate mandates in the 1970s could still have lead contamination. A 2021 report from the state health department identified more than two dozen Tucson ZIP codes as being high risk for lead poisoning.
Nov. 8, 2023
CASS Haven on McDowell hotel room
There’s a growing need for senior specific services among unhoused older adults. But places that can care for homeless individuals living with conditions like dementia or serious mental illness are practically non-existent. So, where do they go?
Nov. 7, 2023
signs says welcome to mesa
Mesa’s city council approved a plan to use the Grand Hotel to house families, seniors and survivors of domestic violence in a 4-3 vote Monday evening. The city purchased the property earlier this year as part of its Off the Streets program.
Nov. 7, 2023
Ballot for city of Phoenix
Initial results from Tuesday’s election show support for Phoenix issuing half a billion dollars in bonds, with approval ranging from 60% to 70%.
Nov. 7, 2023
Top half of a wooden tiny home
The housing market has been a seller’s game for a while now. But in metro Phoenix, it's been cooling off, according to Tina Tamboer, a senior housing analyst with the Cromford Report.
Nov. 7, 2023
houses under construction
Desert cities around Phoenix are constantly facing questions of water supply — not just at water management agencies but also at city councils considering where to develop. That's because Arizona has one of the most powerful laws in the country linking water with the decision to build.
Nov. 6, 2023
Zone cleared
The Show spoke with Phoenix's Office of Homeless Solutions Director Rachel Milne about unanswered questions surrounding "The Zone."
Nov. 6, 2023
Zone cleanup
The city of Phoenix has successfully cleared out a massive downtown homeless encampment by Saturday's court ordered deadline by helping more than 500 people find beds in shelters and motels.
Nov. 5, 2023
eviction notice
The record comes as the county continues to be one of the fastest growing regions in the nation. Landlords filed 7,948 complaints in October 2023, about 50 more than the previous record, set in September 2005.
Nov. 3, 2023


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