Housing

Houses Under Construction in Goodyear, Arizona
A bill that would limit what zoning rules cities can set for single-family homes is a vote away from the governor’s desk. Lawmakers say the bill aims to address the lack of affordable housing.
Feb. 29, 2024
Apartment kitchen
Phoenix leaders want state lawmakers to rethink some actions that are putting the city in a financial bind.
Feb. 28, 2024
Axon’s headquarters in Scottsdale
A plan by the Scottsdale-based maker of Taser stun guns to build a new campus in north Scottsdale has run into problems — both with the city and nearby residents. The Show speaks with Sam Kmack of The Arizona Republic.
Feb. 27, 2024
A gallon-size Ziploc bag containing toiletry items for unhoused people, including pads and tampons
Women who experience homelessness often struggle to access menstrual products. These women may be forced to use unhygienic items which can put them at risk of infection.
Feb. 27, 2024
CASS beds
The Phoenix City Council approved $1 million to keep CASS running, but it's not a permanent solution. The shelter's CEO, Lisa Glow, joined The Show to talk more about the issue.
Feb. 23, 2024
On Wednesday, the Phoenix City Council approved using another $15 million in ARPA funds to continue various shelters and services through June 2025. City Manager Jeff Barton warned Phoenix’s overall expenses are going up while revenue is going down.
Feb. 21, 2024
Welcome to Scottsdale marker sign
A plan to build a new affordable housing complex in Scottsdale is being shelved. The setback comes after the city did not get the funding it had counted on from Maricopa County.
Feb. 21, 2024
This photo shows the Arizona state capitol, as it appears when you first approach from the direction of the Wesley Bolin Memorial Park.
The Show spoke with KJZZ's Camryn Sanchez all about housing discussions at the Arizona Capitol.
Feb. 21, 2024
For Sale sign outside a house
Asian and Hispanic homeownership rates have reached all-time highs, according to a new report by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). And some of Arizona’s numbers are stronger than the national data.
Feb. 20, 2024
Chandler’s mayor took on housing criticism in his recent State of the City address.
Feb. 20, 2024
CASS beds
Central Arizona Shelter Services, known as CASS, may soon have to cut services to people experiencing homelessness.
More Arizona housing news
Feb. 20, 2024
Volunteers pass out items
Despite the city of Tempe recently denying a special event permit for nonprofit AZ Hugs for the Houseless, the founder, Austin Davis, says the organization’s weekly Sunday picnics that work to provide food and resources to the city’s unhoused population won’t stop.
Feb. 16, 2024
valley interfaith project
Religious leaders from across Arizona say the state’s affordable housing shortage has become a crisis, and they’re calling on lawmakers to allow more flexibility for their institutions to help.
Feb. 15, 2024
person counting money
Middle-income older adults are sometimes called the forgotten middle, because their income is too high to receive government help should they need long-term care, but not high enough to afford it on their own. A new report aims to address this growing problem.
Feb. 15, 2024
hotel room
Preparations are underway for the Valley to host the NCAA Men’s Final Four. The local organizing committee expects Phoenix hotels to book 22,658 room nights with an average daily rate of $359.
Feb. 14, 2024
Top half of a wooden tiny home
The Arizona House of Representatives voted down legislation that would have stopped smaller counties from regulating the safety of tiny homes.
Feb. 13, 2024
An American Staffordshire terrier dog
Arizona lawmakers advanced a bill on Monday that would stop landlords from discriminating against certain breeds of dog, like pit bulls.
Feb. 13, 2024
housing construction
A series of proposals designed to address Arizona's housing shortage by limiting city zoning rules are making their way through the Legislature this year.
Feb. 12, 2024
Flagstaff Arizona sign Fort Valley Road
Flagstaff declared a housing emergency more than three years ago. Since then it’s looked at ways to actually increase the number of available houses.
Feb. 12, 2024
For the last few years, lawmakers and kinship foster families have been pushing to increase the amount of money they receive each month to help raise the kids in their care. Yet another bill to do just that is moving through the Arizona Legislature.
Feb. 9, 2024

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