Housing

visualhouse/Related Companies

How New York Is Building an Entire Neighborhood on Top of a Rail Yard

Hudson Yards, a 26-acre space with 17 million square feet of buildings, will be suspended over 30 active train tracks.

6-Year-Old Cancer Patient Achieves Dream of Exploding a Building

It's every little boy's wish come true.

Shutterstock.com

How Different Generations of Americans Budget Their Time

Spoiler alert: It's mostly just watching TV.

Reuters

Household Debt in Canada Is High, But Canadians Still Pay Their Mortgages

It's because unlike in the U.S., borrowers can't just walk away.

Carolyn Williams/Flickr

America's 1,000 Richest Neighborhoods

They're still largely concentrated in the older suburbs of just a handful of metro areas.

Vimeo/Nick Street

A London Housing Project With a Notoriously Bad Image Fights Back

They commissioned a filmmaker to create an alternate version of a famous Channel 4 station ID clip.

Reuters

London's Current Obsession: Its Own Identity Crisis

A melodrama with roots in reality.

Reuters

The Changing Face of Italy, As Seen in One Small Town

A pro-immigration mayor has made Riace a symbol of Southern Italy's future.

Reuters

It Takes $290,000 in Cash to Rent an Apartment in Seoul

No other country in the world rents housing the way South Korea does.

Navigator
SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

The Apartment Dweller's Honest Guide to Noisy Neighbors

Learn it, live it. 

Shutterstock

The 'New Old' Way We Market American Real Estate

Technology has always influenced how we shop for, and buy, the places we live.

AP

How Housing Is Making America's Wealth Divide Worse

Home value is disproportionately concentrated in just a handful of U.S. cities and towns.

Mark Byrnes

Why I Miss the Suburbs

I'm a Millennial who moved to New York City, but I'm not sure how long I'll stay.

Associated Press

The Chicago Spire May Actually Get Built After All

Construction of the tallest tower in the western hemisphere ground to a halt in 2008. But it may be back on track, thanks to a new deal.

Bob Gore

If a 6-Year-Old Can Help His City, Why Can't You?

An early candidate for the feel-good urban story of the year.

Videos

Pre-Fab Houses to Help the Homeless

Y:Cube House costs only about £30,000 to produce and is very energy-efficient, requiring only £7 a week to heat.

Shutterstock.com/Chumash Maxim

The Developing World's Urban Population Could Triple by 2210

Can we possibly prepare?

Reuters

A North Dakota Town Where the Rent Is Really, Really High

In oil-rich Williston, a one-bedroom can cost more than $2,000 a month.