An open data project sought to battle tax foreclosures by arming residents with information. It may have empowered property speculators more than anyone.
The city needs to attract new residents and retain the ones who already live there. Luckily, it has a few options.
In a partnership with Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore is borrowing a trick from stargazers to predict housing abandonment.
We don’t know the future. Rust Belt cities need to stop planning that there isn’t one.
A new commission would advise officials on issues affecting renters and seek ways to enact stronger protections.
For every 100 poor families in Las Vegas, there are only 12 affordable units available.
In East L.A.’s Boyle Heights, an art gallery closes, and a group of activists and residents claim a victory in their battle against encroaching development.
A sampling of city-focused events around the world. This month: bikes, land, water and mayors.
Construction industry productivity in the U.S. is lower today than it was in 1968—and it won’t pick up unless it can embrace modernization.
A cartoon from a romcom uses humor to criticize formulaic apartment construction under Brezhnev.
A documentary filmed over the course of 20 years tells the story of a disenfranchised community pushed out of their homes.
The Motor City faces monumental challenges, but it’s too often criticized for its glimmers of hope.
Scott Pruitt remains unconvinced of the dangers of asbestos.
Behold the first dad-rock-branded retirement city.
Despite his high profile and ambitious agenda, Sadiq Khan holds one of Britain’s least understood offices.
Restricting housing construction does not just hurt developers—it makes housing less affordable for everyone. But to overcome neighborhood resistance, you need to understand what drives it.
A new online mapping project is aimed at dismantling the Kentucky city’s grim legacy of racial segregation.
A study finds that black residents in gentrifying neighborhoods are more likely to report poorer health.