Phoenix wants to regulate sober-living homes, but can it? ‘many things nearby neighbors can do’ says Jordan Rose, who along with Evan Bolick have been successfully handling these fights

By Jessica Boehm | The Republic

As Arizona and the nation battle a growing opioid epidemic, it’s no surprise that more rehabilitation facilities have opened across the Valley.

What has surprised some Phoenix residents is that many of these dwellings are popping up unregulated in the middle of their neighborhoods. Now the city is trying to do something about it.


“While local government has some legal limitations to prevent an outright ban of these facilities in neighborhoods, there are many things nearby neighbors can do to stop one from locating next door. The federal law doesn’t mean they can be anywhere.”

~Jordan Rose, president and founder of Rose Law Group, who along with Evan Bolick at RLG, have been successfully handling these fights for neighbors in various Arizona municipalities.