The paradox of the American Dream: The best cities to get ahead are often the most expensive places to live, and the most affordable places to live can be the worst cities to get ahead.
Margaret Thatcher's legacy can still be felt in today's "revenge evictions" controversy.
Four households around the world reveal unique yet familiar domestic experiences in an immersive new app.
By making it a crime to feed the homeless, cities just hide the problem—and punish both those making an immediate impact and those who have already borne the brunt of a broken system.
But it's the middle class, not the poor who may pay the biggest price.
The town of Hogeway, outside Amsterdam, is a Truman Show-style nursing home.
Thousands of acres across the country were partially developed during the housing boom. What should happen to them now?
Demographer William Frey explains how minorities are poised to re-map America.
Except for people afraid of heights, no one has any reason to worry about the coming wave of new towers.
Social media projects in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo illuminate the lives of the homeless in Brazil's biggest cities—without value judgments.
A local arts group moved into an abandoned factory. What does it mean for the surrounding neighborhood?
Affordable housing is not likely to emerge as a priority in the toughest markets.
Twelve-year-old Peng Yijian holed up in Shanghai mega-stores for six days, reportedly living off free food samples.
A new D.C. apartment complex puts services for homeless veterans onsite.
None of the structures in Opportunity Village pass dwelling codes, but the community is a grassroots attempt at the newly embraced Housing First model.
When Patricia Herrera got a water hookup for the community of Farola, it was only the beginning.
Walmart offers low prices for retail goods—and a bump in the prices of nearby homes.
How we could fall into another housing crisis before we've fully pulled out of the 2008 one.