From left are Democratic State Treasurer candidate Mark Manoil, debate moderator Ted Simons, and Republican candidate Kimberly Yee. Yee and Manoil met Oct. 9, 2018, in a debate held at the studios of KAET-TV in Phoenix. (Photo by Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services)
Oct 10, 2018

Treasurer debate turns personal, testy

Republican treasurer candidate Kimberly Yee labeled a plan by Democrat contender Mark Manoil to have the state help rural financial institutions do more lending as "socialized banking.''

Sep 23, 2013

With home prices surging, percentage of underwater homes plummets

With prices surging, the percentage of Arizona homes that are underwater has fallen dramatically since last year.

Jul 15, 2013

Ariz. failed to pass millions in aid to homeowners

Arizona has failed to pass along millions of dollars given to the state from Washington to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure.

Sep 24, 2012

Foreclosure settlement to help troubled homeowners

The bulk of a foreclosure settlement with the nation’s largest banks will go toward loans and grants to help people keep their homes, Attorney General Tom Horne announced Monday.

Sep 13, 2012

AZ drops to No. 4 in national foreclosure ranking

The number of Arizona homes in some stage of the foreclosure process continued to slowly drop in August.

Aug 23, 2012

Arizona review finds state computer deficiencies

Auditors report finding numerous problems and shortcomings that create vulnerabilities for services provided by the main computer office of Arizona's state government.

Aug 22, 2012

Judge considers use of mortgage settlement money

While critics say the money should be used to help mortgage borrowers, a lawyer for the state said Wednesday that Arizona is entitled to use $50 million of its share of a multistate foreclosure settlement paid by lenders to help balance the state budget because it's compensation for revenue lost due to the housing market collapse.

Jul 18, 2012

Arizona ruling won’t narrow post-foreclosure right

A new state court ruling says Arizonans with partial ownerships of time-share vacation homes are entitled to the same post-foreclosure rights as owners of year-round homes.

May 8, 2012

Attorney prepares lawsuit to challenge sweep of mortgage assistance money

An attorney representing a housing organization took its first step in suing the state over a sweep of $50 million meant to assist distressed homeowners.

May 3, 2012

Housing group preparing lawsuit over mortgage sweep

A housing advocacy organization is planning to sue the state over a budget sweep of $50 million intended to help alleviate the effects of the foreclosure crisis.

Apr 30, 2012

Lawmakers, Brewer plan $50M sweep of money intended for foreclosure crisis

Housing advocacy organizations are crying foul over a proposed sweep of $50 million from a multistate mortgage settlement, and one group is threatening to sue to stop Gov. Jan Brewer and the Legislature from taking the money intended to ease the effects of a foreclosure crisis that hit Arizona harder than nearly any other state.

Feb 8, 2012

Arizona leaning toward joining $25 billion foreclosure settlement with banks

Arizona is one of a handful of states that have not yet agreed to a potential $25 billion mortgage settlement for suffering homeowners, but the state hopes to join soon, officials said.