Not quite communes, these young people are seeking cheaper, more diverse living arrangements, plus family-style meals.
Rents are going up in Rio's informal housing communities. What, if anything, should the city do about it?
Los Angeles is the latest city to consider a ban on providing meals to the homeless in public.
What price comparisons between two different cities tell us about the Chinese economy.
According to a new survey, they favor walkability, cars, enormous homes, privacy, and a bunch of other things.
New projections from the future of a changing market.
A not-so-ridiculous idea.
Why does this phenomenon affect some cities much more than others?
The country has passed new set of rules to make sure city dwellers don't get priced out of their neighborhoods. Will it work?
A different way of measuring what we spend on housing.
It turns out the most cohesive neighborhoods are almost never the most diverse ones. But does that mean we shouldn't fight against self-segregation?
The country is awash in ghost towns.
Why has America been growing less mobile for 60 years?
An uneven geography of disappearing wealth.
In cities like Buffalo, empty homes make neighborhood restoration a serious challenge. But one group has a clever fix.
Affordable housing isn't all that affordable without low-cost transportation. The feds are starting to recognize this.
America's vacancy rates are still high, and an unusually large share of homes are being kept off the market.
The decline of homeownership has moved more people onto the rental market, pushing asking prices up at an alarming clip.
In some places, the city's real estate prices are soaring, but it's not true everywhere.