A judge ruled Wednesday that Phoenix must permanently clear the city’s largest homeless encampment, known as "The Zone," by Nov. 4.
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.
The Phoenix City Council has approved the purchase of 4.2 acres of state-owned property for building a structured campground for the city’s growing homeless population.
A judge has ordered Phoenix to clean up a homeless encampment that spans nearly 10 blocks in the city’s downtown area.
Under the proposed law, ill requires cities and towns would be required to tear down homeless encampments and charge the person or people living there with trespassing if they’re on private property.
The city of Phoenix has turned an empty lot in the downtown area into a showcase for local company Steel + Spark’s SPARKBOX refurbished shipping container homes.
The new UMOM complex, called Newsom Village, offers 60 units for families at or below 60% of the Phoenix area’s median income.
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