Track down a building's code violations, noise complaints, or that nagging history of chemical contamination.
Why some places might have better cognitive skills than others.
A series of maps reveals the subtlety of central Parisian economic geography.
34 Roma people have been removed from their makeshift homes outside Spain's capital.
Plutocratization is a problem in a very select group of U.S. cities — three to be exact.
These "crucial" recommendations, part of a 33-point building task force proposal, should apply to both future construction and existing structures.
The lightning pace of world urbanization is on display in these animated GIFs of Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Hong Kong and other exploding metropolises.
The city of Lynn, Massachusetts, has approved extraordinary measures to shield homeowners and communities from predatory banks.
Plus more findings from HUD's landmark first study on LGBT housing discrimination.
Welcome to your demographic future, Charlotte, North Carolina.
More kids live in food-insecure homes in Los Angeles than anywhere else in the United States.
A young idea gets a little bit older – and gets some critics.
New research suggests better ventilation in classrooms could cut down on illness-related school absences.
How real estate and rental agents find ever-more subtle ways to keep a neighborhood white.
A new study suggests rail proximity matters less than walkability, mixed-use development, and limited parking spots.
Asking prices are up 16.3 percent year-over-year in America’s least affordable metros – far ahead of the overall national increase of 9.5 percent.
The average single-family house built in 2012 was 2,505 square feet in size, just shy of the all-time high.
When it comes to development, local desires often render state smart growth incentives insufficient.