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Supervisors skeptical of subdivision proposal

Thu, May 30, 2019

Pinal County

FLORENCE — After Pinal County supervisors expressed skepticism about a proposal for a new moderate-to-low-density subdivision near Florence, the agent requested a continuance to design a project with a better chance of passage.

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Housing, San Tan Valley

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Study: Pinal workers don't make enough to afford area rentals

Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Pinal County

PHOENIX -- It may be no surprise to Arizona renters. But a new report shows that an affordable apartment -- one within their means -- requires more than what they typically earn in a 40-hour week. New data from the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows it takes 1.1 full-time jobs at

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Economics, Low Income Housing Coalition,

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Phoenix-area housing recovery pushed back again as jobs lag, foreclosures mount

Sat, Jan 29, 2011

Economy

The Arizona RepublicBy Catherine ReagorMetro Phoenix home values won't recover to pre-boom levels until 2015, according to industry experts.The latest forecasts for the housing market's recovery have been pushed out by another year because of slower-than-expected job and population growth and a bigger glut of home foreclosures than anyone expected.

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Tags: Arizona, Housing, Jobs, Phoenix

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Housing-crisis film strikes nerve in Arizona

Sat, Nov 13, 2010

Economy

Arizona RepublicBy Catherine Reagor There are many homeowners angry with lenders who won't modify their loans or neighbors who walked away from their houses, leaving more foreclosures in an already troubled market.The new documentary "Inside Job," which hit Phoenix theaters two weeks ago, tells the story of what led to

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Tags: Arizona, Movie Documentary, Inside Job, Housing crisis

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$1.5 billion in housing aid coming to Arizona, 4 other states

Sat, Feb 20, 2010

Economy

Arizona RepublicBy Catherine ReagorArizona is one of five states that will split $1.5 billion from a new federal program aimed at helping regions hardest hit by home foreclosures.President Barack Obama announced the new funds Friday in Las Vegas as part of a government push to reduce the number of homes

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Tags: Housing funding, Foreclosures, Arizona housing

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Utah's grass-roots effort a model Ariz. can follow

Sun, Feb 7, 2010

Economy

Arizona RepublicBy Casey NewtonWhen Arizonans look at their elected leaders, they see people with priorities far different from their own.Residents say they care deeply about the state's natural beauty, but budget cuts by lawmakers will force two-thirds of state parks to close.Residents want a diverse economy, yet the state continues

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Tags: Utah, Arizona, Growth, Housing Industry

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Ariz. puts feds' money to work building affordable homes

Mon, Sep 21, 2009

Economy

Arizona RepublicBy Cathrine ReagorArizona is receiving $66 million from the federal stimulus package to revive more than 30 stalled affordable-housing projects for families, seniors and the disabled.The developments are expected to create at least a thousand homes for residents who cannot find housing they can afford, as well as at

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Tags: Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona Housing Department, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

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Improvements on way for Eloy, AJ public housing

Tue, Apr 14, 2009

Pinal County

Arizona Republicby Lindsey Collom A few public housing units in Pinal County will soon get much-needed repairs with help from a federal funding boost. The Pinal County Housing Authority has received $348,365 in stimulus dollars to re-roof and overhaul climate-control systems in 59 public housing units in Eloy and Apache

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Tags: Pinal County Housing Authority, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Stimulus Funding

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