Stories tagged: "housing"

Rendering of the Life Time buildings part of the Paradise Valley Mall redevelopment (Rendering courtesy of RED Development)
Housing Is Going Up on the Sites of These 3 Former Phoenix Malls

Working with the city, developers are looking for ways to breathe new life into three former metro Phoenix malls by creating multi-use sites that include housing.

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - JULY 21:  An aerial view of people gathered near a homeless encampment in the afternoon heat on July 21, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Judge Orders Phoenix to Remove Large Homeless Encampment Known as ‘The Zone’

A judge has ordered Phoenix to clean up a homeless encampment that spans nearly 10 blocks in the city’s downtown area.

Everything You Need to Know About Glendale’s New Affordable Housing Complex

There will be 368 units near the southeast corner of 67th and Glendale avenues, with rent ranging from $497 to $1,837 per month. Housing subsidies will also be available to tenants.

Gayle Shanks, co-owner of Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, speaks against special ballot propositions 301, 302 and 303 on March 20, 2023, in Tempe. The propositions will appear on a special election ballot in May in Tempe and, if passed, would make the Arizona Coyotes arena and entertainment district possible. (Photo by Drake Presto/Cronkite News)
Why These Tempe Residents Say the Proposed Entertainment District Is a Bad Deal

Tempe residents in May will have the chance to vote on three propositions that would pave the way for an entertainment district that opponents say would ignore the needs of the community. 

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Phoenix Bans ‘Source of Income’ Discrimination Against Renters and Home Buyers

The ordinance protects residents who rely on aid such as housing vouchers, veteran's benefits, or social security from being denied housing due to their source of income.

A look inside the studio Sparkbox unit. (Photo courtesy of the city of Phoenix)
How Shipping Containers Are Being Used to Increase Housing in Phoenix

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. 

Sabrae Hughes outside of Newsom Village on Feb. 8, 2023. (photo by Jessica Swarner)
Pregnant Phoenix Mom Finds Safe Home in UMOM’s New Affordable Housing Complex

The new UMOM complex, called Newsom Village, offers 60 units for families at or below 60% of the Phoenix area’s median income.