Stories tagged: "housing"


People gather in an empty lot near the Human Services Campus in downtown Phoenix.
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?

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Gov. Ducey Promised Rental Eviction Help But Few Arizona Renters Are Actually Seeing It

The governor pledged $5 million to help renters avoid eviction, but applicants are saying they have had trouble getting any sort of financial help.

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Mesa Judge Offers Reprieve On Evictions As State Falters on Coronavirus Response

The decision comes as a growing number of Americans find themselves struggling financially as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

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No Money for Rent or Gas: Phoenix Grapples With Unaffordability Crisis

Housing prices and commuter costs make Phoenix the least affordable city in the country, and officials are struggling to find solutions.

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Thanksgiving Week Sees Thousands Slated for Eviction in This AZ County

Maricopa County had over 44,000 evictions in 2018, which exceeded U.S. counties with double the population. This week, 2,200 residents also face eviction.