Beat: Impact: Affordability


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‘Add to Your World’: ASU Student Starts Initiative to Help People Without Homes

Tierra Hopkins started leading workout sessions at area parks for free, with one ask of her participants—bring an item to donate to those without homes.

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How Phoenix Rescue Mission is Delivering Hope to Those in Need

Case managers with Phoenix Rescue Mission’s Hope Coach Mobile Outreach program work to form personal relationships with their clients.

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West Phoenix Getting New Homeless Shelter for People 55+ Thanks to Federal COVID Relief Funds

A new homeless shelter is being built near Metrocenter for ages 55 or older, marking an expansion into new areas of the city.

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Arizona Housing Advocate Says Build Back Better Plan Could Effectively End US Homelessness

The legislation includes $90 billion for rental assistance, $80 billion for public housing repairs, and $37 billion for the National Housing Trust Fund.

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Opinion: Proposed Credit Card Changes Will Harm the Latino Community

The proposal would make cost consumers an estimated $40 to $50 billion per year and could kick up to seven million Latinos out of the credit system.

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Arizona’s Competitive Housing Market is Leading Some Buyers to Send Sellers ‘Love Letters’

Some potential Arizona homebuyers are sending sellers "love letters" to try to stand out among other bidders.

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What Were Arizona Home Values Like a Decade Ago? Hint: Way Less Than Now.

A typical house in Phoenix is valued at nearly $370,000. Ten years ago, that number was was just $109,000.