Stories tagged: "affordable housing"


The northeast corner of Van Buren and 24th streets, where the AHCCCS transitional housing and behavioral health facilities will be located, as pictured on May 11, 2022. (Photo by Camaron Stevenson)
Arizona’s Medicaid Agency to Build 70-Bed Housing Facility

Arizona’s Medicaid agency is building a 70-bed transitional housing facility for people who are experiencing homelessnesss and are diagnosed with serious mental illness. 

The McKinley apartments with a now leasing sign
As Metro Phoenix Home Prices Rise, so Does the Number of People Forced to Rent

Housing experts say the problem is there are too few homes to buy or rent and too many people moving into—or within—the Valley.

(Photo by Steve Carr)
New Phoenix Shelter Opens as Summer Heat Approaches

A new 6,300 square-foot homeless shelter in downtown Phoenix will house up to 100 people overnight, and will be equipped with showers, restrooms, and air conditioning.

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After a Year of Stagnation, Cost of Living in Phoenix Catches up With Wage Increase

While wages increased at an average pace in 2020 and 2021, inflation stagnated one year and nearly doubled the next.

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200 Pascua Yaqui Families Getting New Homes Through Arizona Tax Credits to Tribe

“I think the average wait for families is around seven years,” he said, “so these are families that have been waiting and in desperate need."

two construction workers working on roof frames
Arizona’s Housing Crisis is the Focus of New Bipartisan Legislation

Arizona's housing crisis is the focus of new legislation that aims to increase supply of low income units and set aside $89 million to combat homelessness. 

woman holding a sign that says "rent control now"
Rents Are Skyrocketing in Arizona—Would Rent Control Help?

Not only does Arizona not have rent control, it prevents municipalities from passing their own restrictions on rent.