Stories tagged: "014 HOUSING"

Judge Orders Phoenix to Permanently Clear 'The Zone' by Nov. 4
Judge Orders Phoenix to Permanently Clear ‘The Zone’ by Nov. 4

A judge ruled Wednesday that Phoenix must permanently clear the city’s largest homeless encampment, known as "The Zone," by Nov. 4.

Housing for Hope has received state and federal grants to convert a Kingman motel into a transitional and affordabel housing complex. Photo by  Stu Rapley.
1 in 5 Unhoused Kingman Residents Could Live in New Affordable Housing Community

The 20-unit complex will open in spring 2024, made possible by a combination of state and federal grants, will consist of 11 studios and 9 one-bedroom apartments.

Arizona Fares Slightly Better as High Mortgages, Low Inventory Hit Home Sales
Arizona Fares Slightly Better as High Mortgages, Low Inventory Hit Home Sales

High mortgage rates and tight inventories are hitting home sales nationwide, but agents in Arizona say the continuing influx of new residents to the state has softened the impact in the Valley.

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Phoenix Police Pin Homelessness Advocate to Pavement Amid Heatwave

Sophia Dancel was providing aid to residents of “The Zone” when she was arrested by law enforcement who were there to clear out the area.

Northern Arizona University buildings pictured in November 2022 (Shutterstock Photo/Around the World Photos)
What It’s Like to Be a Student in One of Arizona’s Most Expensive Cities for Housing

College is hard enough—but NAU students are also struggling to afford rising rent in a city with limited housing supply.

Flagstaff viewed from above in 2021 (Shutterstock Photo/Tim Roberts Photography)
Why a Flagstaff Renter Signed Her Lease Without Seeing the Property

The city of Flagstaff has some of the highest housing costs in the state, with limited land to grow on and a major university controlling much of the housing stock—and it’s not trending in a direction favorable to renters. 

East Mesa Hotel to Be Repurposed Into Transitional Housing for Unhoused Residents

Funding for the purchase of the 70-unit emergency and transitional housing comes from the American Rescue Plan Act.