Far fewer people of color own homes in the U.S. than white people. But in a new analysis from Axios, race and justice reporter Russell Contreras found there are cities large and small in America where homeownership by people of color thrives.
Nearly 100 arts and cultural groups will share close to $1.3 million, thanks to grants approved by Phoenix leaders last week. But one City Council member voted against the awards and criticized the process. → More Arizona arts and entertainment news
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Phoenix heat can be deadly for anyone, but older adults are at greater risk. Yet, keeping the air conditioning on can be financially difficult for low-income seniors. Both SRP and APS offer discount programs for qualifying customers.
Popular home rental app Airbnb is codifying a worldwide ban on using rental properties for parties ahead of the July 4 holiday weekend. The ban started as a public health measure in 2020 and has been especially effective in reducing reported parties in Arizona.
A corporate entity that owns marijuana dispensaries throughout metro Phoenix is under a federal court order to offer a job to a former budtender who sought to form a union. But the parent company of Curaleaf Arizona could still prevail in the unfair labor practices case awaiting review by a federal agency.