Housing

6-Year-Old Cancer Patient Achieves Dream of Exploding a Building

It's every little boy's wish come true.

How Different Generations of Americans Budget Their Time

Spoiler alert: It's mostly just watching TV.

Household Debt in Canada Is High, But Canadians Still Pay Their Mortgages

It's because unlike in the U.S., borrowers can't just walk away.

America's 1,000 Richest Neighborhoods

They're still largely concentrated in the older suburbs of just a handful of metro areas.

A London Housing Project With a Notoriously Bad Image Fights Back

They commissioned a filmmaker to create an alternate version of a famous Channel 4 station ID clip.

London's Current Obsession: Its Own Identity Crisis

A melodrama with roots in reality.

The Changing Face of Italy, As Seen in One Small Town

A pro-immigration mayor has made Riace a symbol of Southern Italy's future.

It Takes $290,000 in Cash to Rent an Apartment in Seoul

No other country in the world rents housing the way South Korea does.

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The Apartment Dweller's Honest Guide to Noisy Neighbors

Learn it, live it. 

The 'New Old' Way We Market American Real Estate

Technology has always influenced how we shop for, and buy, the places we live.

How Housing Is Making America's Wealth Divide Worse

Home value is disproportionately concentrated in just a handful of U.S. cities and towns.

Why I Miss the Suburbs

I'm a Millennial who moved to New York City, but I'm not sure how long I'll stay.

The Chicago Spire May Actually Get Built After All

Construction of the tallest tower in the western hemisphere ground to a halt in 2008. But it may be back on track, thanks to a new deal.

If a 6-Year-Old Can Help His City, Why Can't You?

An early candidate for the feel-good urban story of the year.

Videos

Pre-Fab Houses to Help the Homeless

Y:Cube House costs only about £30,000 to produce and is very energy-efficient, requiring only £7 a week to heat.

The Developing World's Urban Population Could Triple by 2210

Can we possibly prepare?

A North Dakota Town Where the Rent Is Really, Really High

In oil-rich Williston, a one-bedroom can cost more than $2,000 a month.

Living in a Wealthy Neighborhood Might Make You More Materialistic

Keeping up with the Joneses could be quite the harmful habit.