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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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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Judge Upholds Ducey’s Eviction Relief After Landlord Sued

By Rebekah L. Sanders | Arizona Republic A Maricopa County Superior Court judge on (July 22) rejected a challenge to Gov. Doug Ducey’s eviction moratorium, which gives tenants facing hardship from COVID-19 the ability to remain temporarily in their homes if they file certain paperwork. Phoenix landlord Ann Gregory sued the governor and a lower-court …

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