Today's cities may be more diverse overall, but people of different races still don’t live near each other.
A new report presents puzzling data on the generation hit hardest by the recession.
It’s a wonder some of these places are still occupied.
The decline of white suburbia has already begun.
One big reason: Conventional credit-scoring methods work against them.
Even when they’re adopted, the children of the wealthy grow up to be just as well-off as their parents.
Traces of lead and tooth decay in newly uncovered remains reveal the founders were of noble status—and had a new American diet.
A recent Justice Department complaint reveals the county colluded with two cities and the sheriff’s department to push black, Section 8 families out of certain neighborhoods.
A new map provides a detailed look at the nation’s twofold housing crisis.
Cities with “cheap” housing aren’t cheap if wages are relatively low.
“Harbour City,” according to the famed urbanist, was to be “the most important advance in city planning” of the 20th century.
Earlier this month, President Obama held up the city as model for bringing solar power to low-income families. He might have spoken a bit too soon.
The city’s devastating affordability crisis has an unlikely villain—its famed progressive politics.
The city is already facing a massive affordability crisis. To grow smart, its leaders must radically change their philosophies—now.
A striking new map shows how districts’ property-tax funding system enforces divides between rich and poor.
One unit’s roof serves as another unit's garden.
A stressful but critical step in the journey for many Syrians and Iraqis on their way north through Europe.
Refusing to build new housing won’t save the Mission. It’s a strategy that has already failed the city.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.