Together, a design studio and community-development corporation are transforming housing in the Rio Grande Valley.
Independence is the difference between dense cities that achieve affordable housing, like Hong Kong and Singapore, and the ones that don't.
A new report offers a look at urban mobility circa 2030 that's both intriguing and frightening.
The credit supply shock led white households in the U.S. to leave mixed neighborhoods at a faster rate than black households could move into them.
A new report outlines drivers and patterns of residential segregation—and why they are so hard to break.
We hear a lot about why people leave their communities—but only about one in ten Americans moves per year.
A Pittsburgh-area artist commemorates the derelict house next door, starting with a coat of paint.
An opt-in program in Odense aims to use the data to bring services to the homeless where they already congregate.
Urbanites and suburbanites in the U.S. have a lot more in common than you might have guessed.
Hutongs are disappearing but their sounds won't, thanks to Colin Chinnery's Beijing Sound History Project.
Our new series about the people and ideas reshaping urban life all over the world, from the ground up.
Hey, New York Times: Portland happens to outshine many U.S. cities in entrepreneurship, job growth, productivity—and the elusive "second paycheck."
A new interactive map shows that households hit hardest by the housing crisis are also now locked out of the recovery.
The nation's foremost futurist tackles one of housing's principal frustrations.
How one linguist used Twitter to map the geography of "filler words."
More results from our State of the City poll.
The new geography of our "solo nation."
The disaster highlights the cost of careless urban planning and environmental mismanagement.