Stories tagged: "housing"


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Chandler Landlords to Receive $400 Incentive for Each Property Leased to Section 8 Families

There are currently only three affordable housing units available in Chandler, but there are over 100 families with vouchers in need of a place to live.

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Arizona Landlords Have an Advantage in Evictions — and the House Always Wins

Throughout 2020, landlords had attorneys in about 89% of Maricopa County eviction cases. Less than 1% of tenants had legal representation.

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More Tenants Attending Maricopa County Eviction Hearings Now That They’re Remote

The county’s usual “failure to appear” rate for tenants in eviction cases is around 36%. However, the average for this year is only about 25%. When the pandemic began early this year, Maricopa County and other court systems moved to remote procedures to keep everyone safe.  For eviction hearings, tenants, landlords, attorneys, and justices of...

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Received an Eviction Notice? Here Are Some Resources That May Help.

Protection from the CDC and various local organizations can help keep renters in their homes at least through the end of the year.

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52% of Young Adults Now Live at Home–The Highest Rate in 80 Years

More than half of young adults 18 to 29 now live at home and researchers say many were motivated by the pandemic.

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799 Eviction Hearings Are Scheduled in Maricopa County the Week of Thanksgiving

Eviction hearings are continuing in Arizona even as Americans prepare for Thanksgiving.

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Arizona Expected to be Hit Hardest by Incoming ‘Tsunami of Evictions’

Arizona’s eviction and foreclosure rates were already double the national average before the COVID-19 pandemic.