Racial segregation doubled between 1880 and 1940 all across the country, in rural areas as well as cities.
Privlo wants to become the go-to lender for the self-employed and others whose incomes aren't tied to traditional jobs.
The mayor of Gary is determined to stop a tide of vacant, neglected buildings in her post-industrial city. Data-rich parcel mapping is the first step.
One San Francisco mayoral candidate is making "Yes in My Back Yard" her mission statement.
The New York Public Library needs a hand with its ambitious "Google Maps of yesteryears" project.
A new study reveals the reasons that LGBTQ teens find themselves pushed into the sex trade—and why the cycle is so hard to break.
Boomers and Millennials say they want to live in compact, walkable developments, but builders are putting their money into suburban McMansions.
London billboards are sharing the stories of people moving both to and from the rapidly changing city. Some of them are quite painful to read.
Filmmaker Elizabeth Lo's new short offers an up-close look at how public buses help the homeless survive in one of America's wealthiest counties.
A new interactive tool rates neighborhoods on the "Child Opportunity Index"—a quality-of-life scale for young residents.
Remembering the Academy Award-winning work of Norman McLaren, whose 1952 commentary on suburbia still resonates.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
A short film explores why India's controversial sport is so important for three slum residents.
A new report makes plain some of the grim results of housing-related stressors, and suggests practices that could save lives.
New research suggests the social benefits of dense urban areas might follow timeless rules.
All over America, people have put small "give one, take one" book exchanges in front of their homes. Then they were told to tear them down.
A new coalition of advocacy groups aims to help cities plan affordable housing geared toward the aging LGBTQ community.
An innovative program in Vermont helps low- and middle-income people ease into homeownership.