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Housing services organizations struggle to keep up with extraordinary demand

Organizations in Tucson are working to keep up with higher demand for services, while the pandemic prevents them from fundraising in person as often as before. They say the eviction moratorium will likely add to the strain.

Statewide emergency rental assistance lags while Pima County outperforms most of the country

A D.C. nonprofit found the state of Arizona has distributed less than 10% of its federal funds, while Pima County is closing in on 80%.

With moratorium in place, how eviction cases are processed in court

Plus, new legal resources available to tenants in Pima County facing eviction.

Local governments set rental assistance record

Tucson and Pima County teamed up to distribute federal aid money.

City of Tucson buying properties to expand transitional housing

Tony Paniagua spoke to one mother who is utilizing the new program.

What eviction ban extension means for Pima County renters, landlords

The moratorium continues through October in areas with high COVID-19 transmission rates.

All Arizona counties covered by new eviction moratorium

Narrower 60-day ban announced Tuesday after previous federal moratorium expired

Pima County ramps up program to help tenants facing eviction

Federal eviction moratorium expired at the end of July

Tenants' struggles are high rent, aid slowdown

Federal freeze on most evictions scheduled to expire Saturday

Pima County constable has been suspended for nearly 6 months

Constable Oscar Vasquez allegedly refusied to serve an eviction while waiting for the tenant to find another housing option

Raising awareness of aphasia, one stone at a time.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The plans to create a Tucson Gastronomy Collective to celebrate the unique flavors of Tucson; and a 5th grader and her family embark on a road trip from Sheboygan to Tucson.

Demand for housing in Arizona pushing up prices

A discussion with Arizona Dept. of Housing Director Tom Simplot

Tucson city budget town hall: community safety

City officials say they want to hear how the public would allocate the budget for services like policing and housing.

As more move to Arizona, what “smart growth” looks like

A discussion with Arizona Republic digital opinions editor Joanna Allhands.

Homebuilding company planning two new communities in Marana, Vail

Combined, the developments will add more than 200 homes to the Tucson metro.

Advocates concerned about expiring federal eviction moratorium

A moratorium issued by the CDC is set to expire at the end of March.

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