Stories tagged: "rent"


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Renters Are Struggling. The Biden Administration Introduced New Protections for Them This Week.

The Biden administration introduced several new efforts to protect renters, make renting more affordable, and to increase fairness in the rental market.

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2021, file photo, a For Rent sign is posted in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
‘Rent is Too High’: Progressives in Congress Urge Biden to Act on Corporate Price Gouging

Tucson’s Rep. Raul Grijalva, along with  49 other lawmakers, sent a letter to President Biden outlining actions the government should take to address the country’s growing housing crisis.

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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.