A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Intentional neglect of the neighborhood reduced it to rubble in the 1970s and 1980s. Mel Rosenthal photographed those who lived through it.
The deepening affordability crisis is hitting the most vulnerable the hardest: very poor families with children.
Over 1 million new Londoners will arrive within a decade—while some northern cities shrink.
A new report maps how much the average American has to earn to comfortably afford a modest rental in every U.S. state.
Toronto is considering an experiment that would give landlords and apartment buildings restaurant-style grades.
“Up to a few years ago we literally had a surplus of suitable buildings in the city, but now rents have doubled, if not tripled.”
People who are favoriting their friends’ smart housing purchases are more likely to make their own.
For the first time since the 1880s, more young Americans are living with their parents than with a romantic partner.
Darwin has 35 residents, one mountain spring, and an uncertain future.
It’s actually economic decline, a new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts finds.
The current ruffle over AirBnB shows civil rights laws and court victories haven’t fully flushed Jim Crow blood from America’s veins.
Does this type of tax-subsidized apartment perpetuate segregation?
96 percent of homes in the city’s Westwood Park neighborhood cost $1 million or more.
A new project examines how natural expanses in 11 Western U.S. states are being lost to urban and agricultural activity.
Today’s Chinese immigrants are making their homes outside cities. So what will become of the tight-knit urban communities that previous generations built?
Instead of a traditional application process, a startup called Rentberry wants potential tenants to bid on apartments, eBay style.
The city is facing a housing crisis, but despite its progressive reputation, it’s done little to ensure affordability for longtime residents.