Rowhouse additions offend the sensibilities of some homeowners. But when cities protect their interests, they do so at the expense of residents.
Some of the poshest apartments in NYC are vacant for much of the year.
After the housing-market crash, droves of people want to rent. But construction of new units hasn't kept up with demand.
As more residents leave isolated rural areas and their associated risks, the country's disturbingly high number of such tragedies seems to be leveling off.
The limits to how tall and thin towers can be has more to do with markets than engineers.
A Brooklyn group tracked the history of the city's urban-renewal projects—and gave some still-vacant spots a future.
In expensive London, artists are caught in the middle of developers' attempts to push out lower-income residents and rebrand neglected properties.
A precious jewel-box tiny house isn't the same as dense, sustainable living.
But the key question remains: Will metro residents give up their cars?
In 19 of the 51 largest U.S. metros, including knowledge centers like New York, the city grew faster than the suburbs last year.
Is there a plan to force the gentrification of Detroit through overdue water bills? And should the United Nations take action? The Council of Canadians thinks so.
Sales of previously vacant homes are steadily racking up on the Building Detroit auction site.
A surprising result from a pan-European survey on happiness.
Can new train service between Miami and Orlando be a model for the rest of the country?
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Or, why we should fall in love with ride-share, buses, and walking.
A bike tour in Buffalo that aimed to "inspire feelings of civic duty and moral outrage" may have also exposed weaknesses in a movement's philosophy.
Most new homes being built in the U.S. are multifamily apartments, but more and more people are opting for an even cheaper rental option: the traditional suburban single-family home.