Housing

A house for rent in Phoenix
The federal order to protect renters from losing their homes during the pandemic has now expired. Housing advocates expect a wave of evictions to follow.
Aug. 2, 2021
For rent sign now vacant
Federal lawmakers did not stop the national eviction moratorium from ending over the weekend, but there's aid money still available.
Aug. 1, 2021
A house for rent in Phoenix.
Chandler is boosting incentives to get more landlords to welcome lower-income renters.
Jul. 30, 2021
eviction notice
The national pause on evictions is set to expire Saturday. A local charity that helps people facing loss of their home says the average family that’s sought help is roughly a year behind on their rent and faces a major struggle to catch up.
Jul. 30, 2021
House for sale sign
Housing prices in the Valley have skyrocketed recently, creating an affordable housing crisis that experts fear isn’t going away anytime soon. But now, a new low-income housing tax credit could put a dent in that crisis.
Jul. 29, 2021
Skye on 6th Phoenix Roosevelt Row high rise development
A Chicago-based developer broke ground Tuesday for a luxury high-rise project in downtown Phoenix.
Jul. 27, 2021
A home for lease in north Phoenix
Arizona is among several western states facing a severe housing shortage, driving prices beyond reach for many working-class people. As part of an answer to this, some Arizona cities are looking to make it easier for property owners to build essentially guest houses on their properties.
Jul. 22, 2021
A house for rent in Phoenix.
The city of Glendale is working with community organizations to distribute grant funding to people experiencing homelessness. Glendale is using $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help families or individuals who are temporarily homeless but could sustain permanent housing with some financial assistance.
Jul. 20, 2021
map shows boundaries of hub
Tempe is gathering public input on ways to improve a key employment corridor. For decades, industrial businesses have enjoyed easy access to the Smith Innovation Hub, a half-square mile area, bounded by Rio Salado Parkway, Loop 101, University Drive and McClintock.
Jul. 20, 2021
Open house
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is suing two Tucson-based real estate companies for consumer fraud. Both businesses are managed by the same person, whose companies have been under investigation by the state Attorney General’s office for several years.
Jul. 17, 2021
man using backhoe
The Associated General Contractors of America said employment in June remained below the pre-pandemic peak in Arizona and 38 other states.
Jul. 16, 2021
Lumber
After hitting historic highs this spring, prices for framing lumber are falling. But other lumber products are getting more expensive and new homebuyers and renters are paying for it.
Jul. 16, 2021
bedding for homeless
Two new homeless shelters are coming to Phoenix, along with expansions and improvements at existing facilities.
Jul. 5, 2021
exterior of large tent like structure
Phoenix plans to add a temporary structure to provide heat relief for people living on the streets, but some leaders are disappointed with the timetable.
Jul. 5, 2021
homes under construction
Phoenix construction activity is getting close to levels seen in 2006, just before the housing crash and Great Recession. And the increased demand is creating jobs at city hall.
Jul. 2, 2021
eviction notice
Many evictions in the U.S. are on hold for at least one more month. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's ban on some types of rental evictions had been set to expire this week, but it has now been extended through July. To catch us up on what that means in Arizona, The Show spoke with KJZZ’s Katherine Davis-Young.
Jun. 28, 2021
Heather van Blokland
#AZNumbers is a weekly segment featuring thoughts and insight into Arizona's economic news. This week's number: 10,000 — and the need for more space to live and work. Listen to the KJZZ business block with Heather van Blokland weekdays at 6 p.m. on 91.5 FM or stream it on KJZZ.org.
Jun. 25, 2021
A house for rent in Phoenix.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday extended a nationwide ban on some types of rental evictions through the end of July. The moratorium had been set to expire next week.
Jun. 24, 2021
A house for rent in Phoenix
Arizona congressmen Ruben Gallego and Raul Grijalva are among dozens of House Democrats asking the CDC to keep protections for renters in place a little longer.
Jun. 23, 2021
Habitat for Humanity 3D-printed house Tempe print head
Tempe will be home to Habitat for Humanity’s first 3D-printed home. The Show spoke with Habitat for Humanity's president Jason Barlow and Tempe's mayor Corey Woods to learn what 3D-printed homes offer the Valley.
Jun. 23, 2021

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