Some good and bad news from a new report on the state of the nation's housing.
A major new property-rights decision could "work a revolution in land-use law."
Track down a building's code violations, noise complaints, or that nagging history of chemical contamination.
What happens when workers follow manufacturing work to a city's fringe, only to find that service jobs have returned downtown?
The elected leaders of the nation's largest cities are arguing for the right to "set whatever marijuana policies work best" for them.
North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.
New research suggests that immigrants could boost housing values in precisely the shrinking cities that need it.
Yelp's effort to publish restaurant health safety inspections is just the second time cities have attempted to communicate valuable information in a common language.
A physicist explains why we've never been able to come up with a proper metaphor.
Rodin, meet Napster.
What our devices can tell us about the geographic divisions of urban wealth.
The city of Lynn, Massachusetts, has approved extraordinary measures to shield homeowners and communities from predatory banks.
Plus more findings from HUD's landmark first study on LGBT housing discrimination.
The placards harm transportation systems, the environment, and city coffers. And they don't really help those with disabilities.
A stark picture of the geographic relationship between the city's top polluters and its most vulnerable places.
Surely there's something we can do about this.
How we can reduce crime, increase economic mobility, boost college graduation rates, and give communities more tax revenue, all at the same time.
About 13,000 people were out riding shared bicycles across the globe this afternoon.
Can buildings full of machines make good neighbors?