The city is already sticking itself with the worst downsides of hosting the games. At least this way, it would be forced to make crucial improvements.
Want to start an urban farm without permitting hassles? Dreaming of dwarf goats in your yard? Move to Wheat Ridge, Colorado.
The 'burbs are home to an increasing number of poor families. But it may prove more difficult to make it there than in cities.
The National Film Board of Canada digs up an old video that makes the current wintry East Coast weather seem downright tropical.
The U.K. capital is set to break its population record. Is the city doing enough to prepare?
Tom Rothmann is charged with streamlining a crazy-quilt zoning code that dates back to 1946. It won't be easy.
As the country follows France with hardline protections for lower-income renters, new laws prohibit some property upgrades. And for many Germans, that's just fine.
Gill Holland pulled off a stunning success in Louisville's East Market area. Now he wants to do it again, across town in Portland.
Congress put a limit on a popular and successful VA home loan program. Here's what that means for military home-buyers.
It was a calculated business decision.
Untreated mental illness, addiction, and childhood trauma can spin a life out of control. This is a story about taking it back.
This year, winning took 601,736 lights.
The French capital has announced a plan to stop housing displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods. It might be the most radical proposal Europe has seen.
Wealth among high-income households is growing, while the middle-class is stuck in the 1990s.
With their new housing project, Blackbirds, an architect and developer strive for a sensitive way to build up a low-slung city.
It's less about neighborhood altruism and more about Chinese property developers' drive to expand overseas.
A new study suggests there's a gap between how researchers think about gentrification and what journalists are telling the public.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.