The coastal areas of New York City have two choices: retreat, or advance to the shoreline with a bigger shield.
In a crowded country where many homes lack air conditioning, people have to get creative in order to escape the sky-high temps.
The curious results of walking tours in New York, Berlin and Mumbai.
In four charts.
This surprisingly simple solution is win-win, if only the banks would sign on.
The U.S. still isn't creating as many new homes as we used to -- in a large part because young adults are still with their parents.
Cue cries of "social engineering," "forced integration," and "tyranny."
NYU sociologist Patrick Sharkey takes a hard look at why racial inequality in so many American neighborhoods spans generations.
The conclusion to a long-running study of "crack babies" in Philadelphia.
Carol Ott spends her days publicly shaming bad property owners, despite hate mail and death threats.
Housing models that have long been banned in American cities could help make them affordable again.
A provocative argument on Bloomberg's legacy.
Natural coastal ecosystems are protecting twice as much coastline and 1.4 million people from climate risks.
New research finds that as population density decreases, the suicide rate among young people goes up.
France looks set to implement a series of groundbreaking laws designed to induce landlords to rent to a wider variety of income levels.
Life expectancy can vary as much as 25 years within some cities. And our current solutions are barely having an impact.
Why the federal poverty line really doesn't reflect a family's needs.
Even with a family.