Landlords are exploiting a loophole in a law meant to protect renters.
Metro areas in California look especially bleak in this analysis.
The government hopes they can serve as a blueprint for others across the country.
It's not the tourists; it's the locals. There are just too many now—and no plan for handling them all.
Minorities are less likely to own a home, and get worse returns on the ones they do own.
According to a new poll, economic mobility and diversity are key components of a good city or town.
A new building of ultra-tiny apartments in Seoul will enforce neighborliness as residents navigate shared spaces "like the ambiguous gel around a tapioca pearl."
A comprehensive package of assistance programs can lower the city's poverty rate by 69 percent.
An immersive educational event at Manhattan's Tenement Museum brings attendees up close and personal with housing reform history.
Why the city should revive a 19th-century plan for an uptown necropolis, population 5 million.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
With its superfast broadband, the city has reinvented itself. Now it must safeguard its future by building to sustain that growth.
The mortgage-industry collapse led to a dramatic increase in single-family rental housing. What happens when buyers want these houses back?
The activists behind the project aimed for a comprehensive national snapshot of police violence.
New research out of Philadelphia finds race to be the biggest predictor of how residents defined their changing communities.
The city hopes to preserve a mix of social classes and slow down gentrification. But there's a risk the changes will encourage speculators to expand to new areas.
A federal government program is trying to turn our nation of low-income renters into future homeowners by helping them build up savings accounts.
A new paper looks at the science of a craven question: When does it make business sense to leverage racial fears?