Local Experts Says Eviction Crisis Less Likely to Impact Arizona

By Matt Roy | Daily Independent As federal protections for renters distressed by the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis are set to expire at the end of the month, officials and experts wonder what impact a long-dreaded eviction spike may have in Arizona. The eviction moratorium enacted by Gov. Doug Ducey last March expired at …

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Arizona Landlords Got Grants, Filed Eviction Notices Anyway

By Jessica Boehm, Catherine Reagor & Ralph Chapoco | Arizona Republic Arizona landlords who received money from a state program that aimed to prevent evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic filed nearly 2,500 eviction notices during the pandemic, an Arizona Republic investigation found. Gov. Doug Ducey’s office launched the Arizona Rental Property Owner Preservation Fund in …

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Arizona Mayors Band Together in Fight Against Short-Term Rentals

By Melissa Rosequist | Scottsdale Independent Thirty of Arizona’s mayors banded together in an effort to confront Airbnb and Expedia CEOs about the short-term rental homes they believe are tearing their communities apart. Paradise Valley Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner and Scottsdale Mayor-elect Dave Ortega were among the group. The move illustrates the growing frustration felt across …

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Maricopa County Has Highest Rate of Eviction Filings in U.S.

By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Michelle Lind, CEO of Arizona Realtors®, said the eviction moratorium has been tough on landlords who own and manage rental homes throughout the state. Maricopa County has the highest number of evictions filed in the country, according to an analysis by Princeton University’s Eviction Lab. According to the …

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Thousands of Arizonans Could Become Homeless Soon

By Catherine Reagor | Arizona Republic Thousands of Arizonans struggling to pay rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic could lose their homes this summer when Gov. Doug Ducey’s executive order delaying evictions expires, government data suggests. Renters who were sick with the virus, lost jobs or had to stop working because schools were closed have …

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Different Ways to Notarize Documents in Arizona

Questions to Ask About Remote Online Notarizations by Fletcher Wilcox, Grand Canyon Title Agency VP The coronavirus storm will change the way certain businesses conduct their business. One industry that was in transition before the coronavirus arrived was the notary industry. On July 1, 2020, a law was to take effect for remote online notarization …

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