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City to take comment on affordable housing plan

The plan includes federal funding and plans for the coming city budget.

Pima County scrambles to house families as evictions steadily rise

Evictions are beginning to increase after the end of the CDC's moratorium.

Bisbee nonprofit creates program to help city employees find homes

The program is two and a half years old and inspired by a HUD program.

City department takes input on housing affordability plan

The Housing and Community Development Department will hold two meetings to take public comment.

Affordable senior housing gets harder to find with pandemic

As the housing market tightens, seniors with specific needs have an especially hard time finding a suitable home.

Tucson city council approves ordinance for more casitas

The new code will go into effect next month.

City of Tucson announces leader of Housing First effort

The Housing First model tries to get people experiencing homelessness into housing before it attends to their other needs.

Tucson develops plan to allow for more casitas

The city will take public comment on Tuesday, October 19th, 2021.

House subcommittee hears bill featuring Old Pascua

The bill, introduced by Rep. Raúl Grijalva, would take the tribally owned lands and put them into trust for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe — making way for a third Pascua Yaqui casino.

City offers landlords extra incentive to take Title 8 vouchers

The City of Tucson is using federal CARES Act funds towards the incentive.

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.

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