Stories tagged: "affordable housing"


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Tempe to Vote Next Month on New Affordable Housing Initiative

Advocates say the proposed funding structure setup has been done in other large US cities, but it’s the first of its kind in Arizona. Tempe Mayor Corey Woods is pushing for the city to adopt a new affordable housing initiative that would bring more workforce housing to Tempe.  Woods’ initiative, called Hometown for All, would...

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Schwiebert, Ervin, Call for Focus on Affordable Housing at LD20 Debate

As part of our efforts to help voters feel informed as the November election approaches, we're creating an overview of local races throughout the state.

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Ducey Pushed Back the Eviction Delay, But Tenants Are Still on the Hook for Months of Rent and Fees

While some Arizonans have been able to receive help through various relief programs, many have faced difficulty in actually accessing these funds.

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Phoenix Is Turning Parking Spaces Into Full-Blown Shelters for City’s Unhoused

Some of Phoenix's most vulnerable are being tasked with an impossible decision: risk contracting COVID, or expose themselves to the harsh summer weather?

two masked women holding signs asking that COVID-19 evictions be canceled
What Could Happen When Arizona’s Eviction Moratorium Ends This Month

Protections for renters during the pandemic are running out as federal unemployment payments and Arizona's eviction moratorium are about to end.