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This Phoenix Woman Lost Two Family Members This Year. Now She’s Raising Money for Toys for Tots.

With more than 288,000 Arizonans are without jobs and federal eviction protection set to expire soon, families may find it tough to afford Christmas gifts.

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52% of Young Adults Now Live at Home–The Highest Rate in 80 Years

More than half of young adults 18 to 29 now live at home and researchers say many were motivated by the pandemic.

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Maricopa County Constable Discusses Evictions During COVID-19 Pandemic

Even with pandemic-era protections to help renters facing eviction, hundreds of eviction notices are served to Arizona tenants every week.

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Thousands of Arizonans Are Going Into the Holidays Unemployed

Arizona’s unemployment is quickly creeping up again, leaving more than 288,000 without a job ahead of the approaching holidays.

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799 Eviction Hearings Are Scheduled in Maricopa County the Week of Thanksgiving

Eviction hearings are continuing in Arizona even as Americans prepare for Thanksgiving.

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What a Democratic Legislature Would Mean for COVID-19 Relief in Arizona

With Republicans at the helm, unemployed Arizonans are still struggling to get by on $240 per week.

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More Than 770,000 Arizonans Could Be Evicted by January

The nonprofit Wildfire AZ has distributed nearly $12 million of federal aid to roughly 3,000 families, with each household receiving an average of $920.