A San Francisco woman sold her home cheap to a buyer vowing to protect the neighborhood’s character. But the neighborhood needs to change.
“This incredible place—the old town of Goussainville—is a thorn in everybody’s foot.”
The youth get a housing deal, the elderly get companionship—it’s win-win.
A housing bubble brought on the Great Recession, but the current boom may not be a prelude to another. Yet.
A case study in local infrastructure, racial inequality, and civic activism.
Last week, officials announced they would shut down a large homeless encampment across the street from CityLab’s D.C. office. Where all those residents will end up is still unclear.
As rents soar and technology makes life onboard easier, more Londoners like me are taking up residence on the city’s canals.
A robust new study strengthens the link between loud traffic noise and depression.
It’s gaining ground—from Seattle to Miami.
From building atop canals to encouraging backyard cottages.
Affordable housing is a major concern in a new survey of District residents by The Washington Post.
The Donald’s Nazi-era suggestion is a cause for immense concern.
The Guardian Shield, a masked neighborhood defender, was no match for a 22 percent rise in rent.
The 37th anniversary of the Jonestown Massacre this week invites an examination of what the people it attracted were running from in the first place.
The senator gets a lot wrong in his amendment to exclude Syrian refugees from federal housing assistance.
A playful approach to London’s horrifying real estate prices.
If the city seems hardwired for racial strife and segregation, that’s partly because the banks have programmed it that way, finds a new study.
That's a problem in a city where 63 percent of residents are black.
There’s no single reason, of course, but a hatred of long commutes might be a big one.