Stories tagged: "affordable housing"


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Phoenix Poet Austin Davis Talks Writing, Mental Health, and Bringing Love to Those Without Homes

Austin Davis’ newest poetry novella "Compulsive Swim" is inspired by his work with people living on Phoenix streets. 

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‘Rent is Too High’: Progressives in Congress Urge Biden to Act on Corporate Price Gouging

Tucson’s Rep. Raul Grijalva, along with  49 other lawmakers, sent a letter to President Biden outlining actions the government should take to address the country’s growing housing crisis.

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Here’s Katie Hobbs’ Plan to Improve Education and Save Taxpayers Money

The budget includes a $150 million investment in the Housing Trust Fund, which would help develop and preserve affordable housing across the state.

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Arizona Led Nation for Rise in Homeless Youth Last Year, HUD Report Says

Arizona saw the largest increase in the number of homeless youth in the nation last year, at a time when other large states were seeing those numbers decline, according to a recent federal report.

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Gov. Hobbs Calls on Elected Officials to End Conspiracy Theories in Inaugural Address

In her speech, Hobbs outlined an agenda focused on water, border security, healthcare access, affordability, workforce development, and education.

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Phoenix Led the Nation in Inflation in 2022, but Rise May Slow in 2023

Economists believe high prices will slowly decrease over the next couple of months. One example? Gas prices have already fallen, and experts expect the same to happen with housing.

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Democrat Katie Hobbs Takes Office as Arizona Governor

Hobbs plans to tackle Arizona's growing cost of living, address affordable housing, and the state's water emergency, which has been exasperated by ongoing drought.