By: Waz

Backlash against affordable homes intensifies housing shortage

Catherine Reagor — Arizona Republic Arizona needs as many as 270,000 additional homes with rents and prices below what apartments and houses are going for now to keep the state’s growing affordable housing problem from becoming a crisis. Read more…

The density and apartment debate continues as Scottsdale cracks top 10 list of priciest US cities for renters

Renata Cló — Arizona Republic Housing experts say renters will find Scottsdale an increasingly difficult place to afford unless more apartments are built. The affluent community northeast of Phoenix hit the No. 10 spot on a list of the country’s most expensive cities for renters in October, when the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment reached $1,890 per month, […]