Housing Articles

The Buzz: Does Housing First Work?

Nov 17, 2023 Housing First was a topic of debate in recent Tucson city elections, so we ask experts about the evidence.

Phoenix finishes clearing downtown homeless encampment after finding shelter for more than 500

Nov 4, 2023 The hundreds of tents that once lined blocks of streets in the area are now gone.

The Buzz examines Southern Arizona's home rental market

Nov 3, 2023 Rent costs have outpaced wage growth, leading to issues for many renters and growth in help for those households.

The Buzz speaks with Tucson City Council candidates

Oct 27, 2023 Candidates see streets, crimes and homelessness as the city's top issues.

The Buzz: El Tour de Mayor of Tucson

Oct 20, 2023 AZPM takes a drive around Tucson with three candidates running in the mayor's race.

Water and housing redux

Oct 10, 2023 The story of a home development in Cochise County has taken a second big turn since we published Episode 4 of this series, so Summer Hom is back with the latest on this ongoing saga.

Judge denies Phoenix request seeking extra time to clean largest homeless encampment

Oct 3, 2023 The judge said the plaintiffs “face much greater hardship if the court were to delay implementation of its ruling."

HUD awards $3 million for new housing research center at UA

Oct 2, 2023 The Arizona Research Center for Housing Equity and Sustainability will be co-located at the University of Arizona and Arizona State University.

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

Sep 20, 2023 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?

Why is alfalfa one of Arizona's biggest crops?

Sep 6, 2023 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?

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

Aug 26, 2023 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.

New Housing Project Aimed at Senior Living

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

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

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

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

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

County tries to bridge "Affordability gap" for homes

Jun 23, 2023 Board funds 203 new and renovated units

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