Stories tagged: "affordable housing"

London Bridge, Lake Havasu City, Arizona. (Photo by: Citizen of the Planet/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
Biden initiative brings healthcare workers and expanded services to Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City awarded 11 churches and nonprofits $1 million in federal funds last February. Here’s how that money’s being utilized.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., and Rep. David Schweikert, R-Ariz., arrive for the House Republican Conference caucus meeting. Taylor Green voted in favor of Schweikert’s proposal to cut nearly $18 billion in federal funding from the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Departments. (Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
Schweikert tries to slash popular roads, housing programs ahead of holidays

The proposed cuts would have slashed funding for highway expansion, transportation safety, home ownership grants, and housing for the elderly.

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Successful affordable housing program to continue expansion throughout Maricopa County

Arizona’s Threshold plan operates in 16 cities and has provided rental units for over 1,200 households since 2021.

Lenyne Kinley lost her apartment after her landlord instituted a $1,000 rent hike. Image via City of Phoenix
These Former Residents of ‘The Zone’ Are on the Path to Stable Housing

Funding from the state budget to address Arizona’s homelessness crisis has allowed shelters to expand capacity and provide additional relief.

Judge Denies Phoenix Request Seeking Extra Time to Clean Up 'The Zone'
Judge Denies Phoenix Request Seeking Extra Time to Clean Up ‘The Zone’

A judge on Tuesday denied the city of Phoenix’s legal request seeking extra time to clean up the city’s largest homeless encampment.

Judge Orders Phoenix to Permanently Clear 'The Zone' by Nov. 4
Judge Orders Phoenix to Permanently Clear ‘The Zone’ by Nov. 4

A judge ruled Wednesday that Phoenix must permanently clear the city’s largest homeless encampment, known as "The Zone," by Nov. 4.

Housing for Hope has received state and federal grants to convert a Kingman motel into a transitional and affordabel housing complex. Photo by  Stu Rapley.
1 in 5 Unhoused Kingman Residents Could Live in New Affordable Housing Community

The 20-unit complex will open in spring 2024, made possible by a combination of state and federal grants, will consist of 11 studios and 9 one-bedroom apartments.