It’s A Growing Crisis In The Valley, Especially Scottsdale

Is a city or town the better when their teachers, police officers, firefighters, healthcare workers and others can no longer afford to live in the place they serve?  This is a question facing many Arizona cities, but most especially Scottsdale, as rising rents and home values are creating unprecedented problems.

Kudos to Arizona Republic real estate reporter Catherine Reagor for her ongoing coverage on the topic, especially an article from this past week that outlined by the problem as well as potential solutions.

While many in Scottsdale like to occupy the fault line of growth or no growth affordable or attainable housing is yet another example of how governing is far more complex.

You can read Reagor’s insightful article here.