Arizona’s eviction and foreclosure rates were already double the national average before the COVID-19 pandemic.
The moratorium protects tenants who can’t pay rent due to coronavirus-related financial hardship from eviction.
Biden's proposal would expand relief options for renters, extend unemployment insurance, and help families cover the cost of health insurance.
A recent analysis of eviction data found that 20% of U.S. renters, including 577,733 in Arizona, will be at risk for eviction by the end of September.
Full-time workers in Arizona must earn at least $21 an hour to be able to rent a modest home, or work 57 hours per week at minimum wage.
The governor pledged $5 million to help renters avoid eviction, but applicants are saying they have had trouble getting any sort of financial help.
Downtown’s latest living space isn’t high-end condos or luxury apartments - it’s an encampment space for Phoenicians experiencing homelessness.
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