Stories tagged: "affordability"


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Middle-Class Arizonans Are Being Pushed Out of the Housing Market

A low supply of affordable homes in the Phoenix area is creating an extremely competitive housing market.

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Where to Find the Hundreds of Heat Relief Stations Hidden Throughout the Valley

Local organizations have created a number of free resources available for cooling off and staying hydrated.

Image taken from a recording of the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on June 15, 2021.
Leaders of Arizona’s Largest Cities are Calling for Bold Infrastructure Action

President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan would use funds from a corporate tax increase to pay for everything from roads to housing.

A woman feeds a baby as people wait in line to receive new school supplies, including new athletic shoes donated by Foot Locker, at Fred Jordan Missions on Skid Row, on September 28, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Fred Jordan Missions, which feeds over 100 people experiencing homelessness daily, hosts the annual event with Foot Locker. They donated new sneakers and other school supplies to more than 3,000 underprivileged and homeless children this year.
How Arizona’s Racial Wealth Gap Could Close With Biden’s Latest Proposal

The average wealth of white families in 2016 was over $700,000 higher than that of Black and Latino families.

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Ducey to Cut $300 From Weekly Unemployment Benefits Next Month

As of May, more than 200,000 Arizonans are receiving state unemployment benefits and pandemic assistance. Stephanie Weathersby walked through the Phoenix Veterans Job Fair last week at State Farm Stadium, looking for what many of Arizona’s 600,000 unemployed are looking for: a job. But not just any job. Weathersby needs one that covers housing costs...

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‘No Question’: Local Carpenters Union Endorses Katie Hobbs in Bid for Arizona Governor

Hobbs has repeatedly pushed back against misinformation surrounding the 2020 election, and has been a vocal critic of the GOP-led audit of the election.

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Evicted During the Pandemic? This Arizona Lawmaker’s Bill Would Help You.

The proposal would require credit agencies to exclude evictions from reports that occurred throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.