Stories tagged: "affordability"

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.

FILE - Fans watch as players warm up prior to the Arizona Coyotes' home-opening NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets at the 5,000-seat Mullett Arena in Tempe, Ariz., Oct. 28, 2022. The Coyotes are about to learn the fate of a proposed entertainment district that will include a new arena. A referendum going before voters in the city of Tempe will determine whether plans for the $2.3 billion Tempe Entertainment District will move forward. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Arizona Coyotes’ Bid for New Arena Appears to Be Rejected by Tempe Voters

In the first release of results from Tuesday's referendum, voters in Tempe were strongly against three propositions to build a $2.3 billion entertainment district that would include a new arena for the Coyotes.

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9 Things to Know About Arizona’s New Budget for 2023-2024

The Copper Courier has compiled a list of the biggest budget items that could impact your day-to-day life.

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Phoenix Residents Could See Water Bill Increases Coming Soon

The Phoenix Water Services Department is proposing a phased rate increase to address the rising cost of water and water treatment and to encourage conservation.

The Chandler Public Library opened its new Book & Board Lounge in April. (Photo by Robert Gundran)
Chandler Public Library’s Latest Addition: A Board Game Lounge for Everyone

The Chandler Public Library recently opened a new area for playing board games.

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.