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Mapping the New York Neighborhoods With the Most Out-of-Towners

Out-of-state migrants are skipping the outer boroughs and heading straight to Manhattan.

Ashley Hartzell

D.C. Gets Its First 'Passive House'

What began as a competition entry is now a two-family home in Northeast Washington.

Courtesy of HUD

How HUD Took Bottom-Up Planning to a Whole New Level

The agency has an impressive record of supporting smarter community planning.

Steve Marcus/Reuters

Keeping Out the Kardashians

Lessons in celebrity location theory.

Shutterstock

The Quiet Rise of the Much-Maligned Condo

You may be living in one yourself in the near future.

Andrea Comas / Reuters

Buy a House, Get a Visa: Coming Soon Everywhere?

Money is increasingly your passport to Europe.

China Daily/Reuters

China's Extreme Holdouts

One house is left standing in the middle of a newly built road in Zhejiang province.

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Does the Height Act Actually Cost D.C. Billions of Dollars?

The figure that's been cited lately seems a bit misleading.

Reuters

Hurricane Sandy Cost New York Hundreds of Homes

The city just announced that over 200 homes will have to be demolished because of the storm, and that number could grow.

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Courtesy of Panoramic Interests

Micro-Apartments So Nice You'll Wish Your Place Was This Small

Developer Patrick Kennedy believes tiny dwellings will "get huge" in cities across the country.

Reuters

Rising Sea Levels, Plummeting Waterfront Property Values?

Mortgage-backed securities precipitated the Great Recession when we figured out they were worth a fraction of their stated value. Is coastal land next?

Videos

A House That Changes Shape Based on the Weather

Finally, a chance to perform home origami based on seasonal, meteorological, and astronomical conditions.

Josef Hanus / Shutterstock.com

The Growing Urban Class Divide, Vancouver Edition

The segregation between the rich and poor is clearer than ever.

Do We Pay More To Live in Diverse Neighborhoods?

Diverse neighborhoods had higher population growth and stronger property value growth last year – and they’re a bit pricier to begin with.

Courtesy of Airbnb

Travel Site of the Day: Airbnb Goes Hyperlocal

Now you can book your rent-a-room by neighborhood.

America's Most Diverse Neighborhoods

More and more suburbs are cropping up as hubs.

NY4P

Measuring a Neighborhood's Green Spaces So They Can Grow

One New York City neighborhood had basically given up on open space. But thanks to some new data, they were able to advocate for it, and get it.

HUD

5 Models for Cheaper, Greener Housing for Veterans

A look at some of the country's forward-thinking projects.