Section 8 was intended to help people escape poverty, but instead it’s trapping them in it.
“The North and the Congress basically gave up on equality for African Americans, and that set us on a course that we have not yet recovered from.”
The American Dream trajectory of renting while young and owning a home later doesn’t quite apply in NYC.
The downtown population is at an all-time high, and young workers are leading the way.
A group of professors have created the #Charlestonsyllabus to illustrate the histories of faith, race, and violence that collided in a mass murder.
The EPA's new EJSCREEN layers demographic and environmental information into a single index.
The postal route of Wendell Watkins is ground zero for redevelopment, and perhaps displacement.
Across the country, communities are starkly divided, with African Americans living in one section and whites living in another, and a lot of people seem to be okay with that.
“You have to go,” the alleged killer reportedly said to black church members. That’s not the first time they’ve heard that.
A new report reveals that zero counties in the U.S. have enough housing for families in extreme poverty.
It would take service workers in San Jose 20 years to save up for a home.
The court will soon settle a question about housing discrimination that has been with us since the ‘68 riots and white flight.
A Manhattan co-op board says it will DNA test dogs to determine whether their breeds meet guidelines for pets.
The creators of WeShelter “don’t want people to stop at tapping the button.”
A new study also suggests it started much earlier than you might think.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The very states where candidates are running on “family values” platforms have more single-parent families than anywhere else.
Eight pairs of surveyors are covering every street in the city to determine exactly how many homes are vacant.