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A man selling fruit walks past the fenced-off Periwinkle Mobile Home Park, Thursday, April 11, 2023, in Phoenix as new student housing is constructed in the background. Residents of the park are facing an eviction deadline of May 28 due to a private university's plan to redevelop the land for student housing. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Low-Income Tenants in Phoenix Lack Options as Old Mobile Home Parks Are Razed

Families are being forced out of a plot of land that Grand Canyon University bought for student housing.

FILE - A large homeless encampment is shown in Phoenix, on Aug. 5, 2020. Five major U.S. cities, including Phoenix, and the state of California will receive federal help to get unsheltered residents into permanent housing under a new plan announced Thursday, May 18, 2023, as part of the Biden administration's larger goal to reduce homelessness 25% by 2025. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
White House Vows More Federal Aid to Reduce Homelessness in Phoenix

The program will build on the $2.5 billion already allocated to prevent homelessness under the administration’s American Rescue Plan.

Rendering of the Life Time buildings part of the Paradise Valley Mall redevelopment (Rendering courtesy of RED Development)
Housing Is Going Up on the Sites of These 3 Former Phoenix Malls

Working with the city, developers are looking for ways to breathe new life into three former metro Phoenix malls by creating multi-use sites that include housing.

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - JULY 21:  An aerial view of people gathered near a homeless encampment in the afternoon heat on July 21, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Judge Orders Phoenix to Remove Large Homeless Encampment Known as ‘The Zone’

A judge has ordered Phoenix to clean up a homeless encampment that spans nearly 10 blocks in the city’s downtown area.

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Everything You Need to Know About Glendale’s New Affordable Housing Complex

There will be 368 units near the southeast corner of 67th and Glendale avenues, with rent ranging from $497 to $1,837 per month. Housing subsidies will also be available to tenants.

Steve Kaiser, Justine Wadsack & Ken Bennett
Republicans Approve Bill to Criminalize Homelessness and Tear Down Encampments

Under the proposed law, ill requires cities and towns would be required to tear down homeless encampments and charge the person or people living there with trespassing if they’re on private property.

A look inside the studio Sparkbox unit. (Photo courtesy of the city of Phoenix)
How Shipping Containers Are Being Used to Increase Housing in Phoenix

The city of Phoenix has turned an empty lot in the downtown area into a showcase for local company Steel + Spark’s SPARKBOX refurbished shipping container homes.