Housing

Houses Under Construction in Goodyear, Arizona
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that homebuyers will be entitled to sue builders for hidden defects for up to eight years after a home is built.
Sep. 29, 2022
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Thanks to grants and programs, Phoenix helped many small businesses survive COVID-19, but higher housing costs could hurt future economic development.
Sep. 28, 2022
dog at a Maricopa County Animal Care and Control shelter
Maricopa County’s animal shelters are overcrowded. And to try to reduce the number of dogs, the shelters are waiving adoption fees through Monday night.
Sep. 24, 2022
City Sign
The Goodyear City Council has approved new measures for short-term rentals. Those include a license, notifying neighbors and a mandatory response time to respond to complaints.
Sep. 24, 2022
The Arizona Capitol building
Dozens of new laws go into effect this weekend in Arizona. For example, hospitals are now required to allow daily, in-person visitation. And HOAs must let residents fly flags that support law enforcement and first responders.
Sep. 23, 2022
map showing planned distribution center next to open land and master planned community
Phoenix-based Shamrock Foods has bought 81 acres of land for a distribution center in southern Arizona. The center will be built just off Interstate 10 in Marana, about 20 miles north of Tucson.
Sep. 22, 2022
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The Phoenix City Council unanimously approved a contract worth $931,000 for churches to provide shelters for people experiencing homelessness. Funding will come from Phoenix’s allocation of the federal American Rescue Plan Act and will go to Lutheran Social Services.
More Arizona business news
Sep. 21, 2022
joe johnston
Agritopia is an experimental community designed to encourage agrarianism and good old-fashioned neighborliness. Joe Johnston came up with the idea more than 20 years ago and built it on his family’s farmland where he grew up.
Sep. 21, 2022
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The city of Phoenix received more than $140 million for Emergency Rental Assistance to help people who experienced hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. They still have $22 million left in their budget that needs to be used ahead of a Dec. 29 deadline.
Sep. 20, 2022
Phoenix police sign
A retired police lieutenant hopes to expand a nonprofit she started while working in Phoenix.
Sep. 19, 2022
housing construction
For the ninth straight month, homebuilder confidence has declined. With the exception of spring 2020 when COVID-19 hit, homebuilder confidence is at its lowest level since 2014.
Sep. 19, 2022
camille hartmetz
It wasn’t so long ago that the Valley housing market was gangbusters. But now, as the Federal Reserve has hiked interest rates for buyers multiple times, that’s all changed.
Sep. 19, 2022
A home for sale in Phoenix
A combination of factors could slow down increases in the costs of home buying in Arizona.
Sep. 16, 2022
Tempe Mobile Home Park
Maricopa County Public Health has numbers showing that 29% of indoor deaths happened in manufactured housing — even though they constitute only about 5% of the county’s housing units.
Sep. 14, 2022
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Phoenix City Manager Jeff Barton has announced the city’s first public health adviser. Nicole Dupuis-Witt will address public health priorities and needs across the city.
Sep. 13, 2022
SRP electricity meter
Salt River Project announced Monday that it would be raising monthly rates for electricity due to the increased cost of acquiring fuel.
Sep. 13, 2022
grocery store cart
The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest inflation numbers, and they’re not looking good.
Sep. 13, 2022
Sedona
Sedona has a housing problem: not enough affordable places for workers and residents to live. Now, a new program offers the owners of short-term rentals money to turn them into long-term rentals.
Sep. 12, 2022
A house for sale in Phoenix
A recent report released by Zillow shows the average million-dollar home in Phoenix has shrunk in size. The median size of million-dollar homes fell by more than 1,000 square feet from 2019 to 2022.
Sep. 9, 2022
eviction notice
Evictions in the Phoenix area have increased to the highest level in more than a decade.
Sep. 8, 2022

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