As China works towards big housing goal, questions arise about who's benefitting.
Users of sites like Airbnb are snubbing a recent law that forbids short-term apartment rentals.
Officials in California and Chicago are throwing their weight behind a proposal that would let homeowners refinance certain loans.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Like every economic bulletin these days, this one comes with a catch.
The brand police investigate a bucket full of non-Durex condoms. Perhaps they're taking this whole sponsor protection thing a bit far.
A historic home is moved - by truck and boat - about 100 miles to Vancouver Island.
An Indianapolis arts group takes a community development approach to reusing vacant space.
Property taxes are still down, which means schools are still cutting staff. Will the teaching economy ever recover?
Increasing income inequality is changing the patterns of where Americans live, according to a new report.
A new study details the rise of abandoned properties in Buffalo.
English community takes collective ownership of solar farm.
Invariably, the impact falls the hardest on low-income minorities.
In the end, the Olympics have helped the city achieve in a decade what might otherwise have taken two or three.
Retailers in the Welsh capital have asked local police to enforce an 1824 law that bans sleeping or begging on public streets.
Our weekly dump of public-restroom news.
The filmmaker lost a long-running zoning battle with his California neighbors. Now they may get something they want even less than a movie studio in their back yard: low-income housing.
Though the spectacle has been underwhelming, London may have an edge over the Chinese capital in long-term planning.
Diverse suburban neighborhoods now outnumber those in their central cities by more than two to one. Can we help guarantee their success?