Housing

How the Cost of Other People's Parking Drives Up Your Rent

By as much as $200 a month.

This Man Was Just Evicted From Beijing's Underground Heating System

And there are many more like him.

Miami's Newest Condo Tower Will Be Home to Nearly 2 Percent of the World's Billionaires

It has three car elevators. 

How the Poor Are Squeezed Out of the Most Affordable Housing

A worsening trend that spans four decades.

Tiny Homes: A New Model for Super-Chic Affordable Housing?

A group of Washingtonians say micro-dwellings are the future. But problems abound.

Is Laundered Money Fueling Miami's Condo Boom?

All signs point to yes. 

One Answer to San Francisco's Overpriced Housing: 'Co-Living'

Not quite communes, these young people are seeking cheaper, more diverse living arrangements, plus family-style meals.

Is a Favela Still a Favela Once It Starts Gentrifying?

Rents are going up in Rio's informal housing communities. What, if anything, should the city do about it?

Why U.S. Cities Have Been Making it Harder to Feed the Homeless

Los Angeles is the latest city to consider a ban on providing meals to the homeless in public.

The Rent in Shanghai Is Too Damn High: An Infographic

What price comparisons between two different cities tell us about the Chinese economy.

Americans Are Very Confused About What They Want Out of a Community

According to a new survey, they favor walkability, cars, enormous homes, privacy, and a bunch of other things.

What Will Happen to Grandma's House When No One Wants to Buy It?

New projections from the future of a changing market.

Why Vancouver Is Banning the Doorknob

A not-so-ridiculous idea.

The Gentrification Puzzle

Why does this phenomenon affect some cities much more than others?

Has Germany Figured Out the Way to Keep Rents Affordable?

The country has passed new set of rules to make sure city dwellers don't get priced out of their neighborhoods. Will it work?

Why Some Expensive Cities May Be More Affordable Than We Think

A different way of measuring what we spend on housing.

The Paradox of Diverse Communities

It turns out the most cohesive neighborhoods are almost never the most diverse ones. But does that mean we shouldn't fight against self-segregation?

Ireland Will Bulldoze 40 Vacant Housing Developments — Only 1,260 to Go

The country is awash in ghost towns.