A striking new map shows how districts’ property-tax funding system enforces divides between rich and poor.
One unit’s roof serves as another unit's garden.
A stressful but critical step in the journey for many Syrians and Iraqis on their way north through Europe.
Refusing to build new housing won’t save the Mission. It’s a strategy that has already failed the city.
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The city, long divided into black and white neighborhoods, is asking affluent counties to pitch in.
The Indy Rezone plan gives breaks to buildings that provide bike, car-share, or bus access.
Some planners are calling for a shift away from rigid, conventional approaches toward more complex, flexible ones.
The zoning arguments and policies that will win over liberal white homeowners won’t mention race or class directly. But they will restrict the density that makes sense for affordable housing.
New York City’s privately run, publicly funded shelters leave the homeless in squalor.
Fifty years ago, the iconic corn-cob-shaped cement towers were a symbol of optimism for the city. Today, they are close to being designated historic landmarks.
Tough new ordinances seek to seize the property of homeless people across the city. And there's likely more to come.
That crisp Benjamin only buys you $85 worth of stuff in Washington, D.C.
Marietta is razing a number of housing complexes with low-income residents to make way for commercial development.
Sixty-eight homes, in some Detroit neighborhoods.
Some of the proposed tools are untested, some are best practices. Together, they would set the city on the progressive edge.
Lincoln Heights, Ohio, once had the potential to become a thriving community, but today it’s in crisis. This is no accident.
These customizable hexagons from U.K.-based Hivehaus offer the promise of fast, cheap density.