Stories tagged: "rent"


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Maricopa County Evictions Highest They’ve Been in 13 Years

Evictions in the greater Phoenix area have hit their highest levels since the Great Recession. 

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As Metro Phoenix Home Prices Rise, so Does the Number of People Forced to Rent

Housing experts say the problem is there are too few homes to buy or rent and too many people moving into—or within—the Valley.

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As Assistance for Renters Still Lags, Fears of Eviction Rise in Arizona

The number of Arizonans fearing eviction has grown sharply, with advocates and landlords both saying rental assistance has not reached renters fast enough.

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Rents Are Skyrocketing in Arizona—Would Rent Control Help?

Not only does Arizona not have rent control, it prevents municipalities from passing their own restrictions on rent. 

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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.

In this Monday, March 30, 2020, photo Luke Blaine stands at the front entrance of his home in Phoenix. Blaine, 30, a bartender at Fez, a popular restaurant in downtown Phoenix, was laid off with the rest of the staff when the business shut completely to follow Arizona’s state precautions amid the pandemic. Blaine said he was blessed to have been taught the value of a dollar by his parents and was entering unemployment without any debt. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Rent Is Due Again Today And The Jobless Are Feeling The Pain

Many Arizonans and people across the U.S. are still waiting for unemployment checks. With rent due today, many are stressing as the pandemic continues.

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The Coronavirus Has Revealed the Incompetence of Arizona’s Leadership

This the time Arizonans look to their elected officials at all levels for leadership. It's time for us to step up or get out of the way.