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Housing and Water: How government, environmentalists and developers shape Arizona homes

The state's mild winters are often a plus for people who move here. So how does that growing population interact with a shrinking water supply?
September 20, 2023

Why is alfalfa one of Arizona's biggest crops?

Three of the 5 Cs that traditionally made up Arizona's economy have to do with agriculture. So how is that industry doing as water gets scarce?
September 6, 2023

Arizona fares slightly better as high mortgages, low inventory hit home sales

The National Association of Realtors reported this week that existing home sales fell 2.2% from June to July, when 4.07 million homes were sold nationwide.
August 26, 2023

New Housing Project Aimed at Senior Living

Milagro on Oracle is the city’s first low income housing project in 10 years
August 23, 2023

New down payment assistance program offers hope for first-time homebuyers in Tucson

Funding is expected to last until the end of the year.
August 7, 2023

‘Very personal project’: Repurposed shipping containers provide alternative shelter for those experiencing homelessness

There is no lease or time limit for how long each resident can stay.
July 30, 2023

County tries to bridge "Affordability gap" for homes

Board funds 203 new and renovated units
June 23, 2023

The Buzz: An economic update for Southern Arizona and beyond

Economists say they see some slowing ahead for the area's economy, but belay worries of a recession
June 9, 2023

Room to boom: Pinal County housing grew at fastest rate in state

The number of housing units in Pinal County grew by an estimated 3.5% from July 2021 to July 2022.
May 28, 2023

New housing policy targets problem landlords by restricting voucher contracts

Tucson’s city council unanimously passed the new policy in hopes to resolve on-going incidents on properties that have high crime.
May 24, 2023

Homing Project plans Pallet shelters to address Tucson’s growing homeless population

The Homing Project is one of two nonprofit organizations in Tucson trying to address a growing unhoused population that is affecting cities across the state.
May 21, 2023

The Buzz: Battling the Urban Heat Island Effect in Arizona

The cities we've built retain the desert heat and make conditions even warmer. How do we cool things off as temperatures warm?
May 12, 2023

Statewide, congenital syphilis cases are on the rise.

Healthcare professions say that this disease is one hundred percent preventable.
May 2, 2023

UA professor maps Tucson's racist covenants

Professor Jason Jurjevich joined city employees Friday afternoon to discuss the project.
May 1, 2023

Unmet need remains as Tucson increases housing services

According to a new report, Tucson has served nearly 1,600 unsheltered persons but the need remains high.
April 7, 2023

Housing Crisis: A Microcosm

A look at the human cost of the housing crisis.
June 26, 2022

Barrio Restoration

Beautifying streets and neighborhoods in South Tucson. (7:28)
May 23, 2021

Camp Bravo

We visit a piece of land near Santa Rita Park, on Tucson’s south side known as Camp Bravo, where homeless vets are sheltered, nourished and protected.
November 4, 2016
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