A new study finds that neighborhoods that are more than 40 percent black are far less likely to gentrify.
Bundling parking with living space structurally raises the cost of urban life.
Detroit's Neighbors Wanted program is showing signs of success in turning around the city's vacant homes—some of which are more un-neighborly than others.
In Clarksburg, West Virginia, a seemingly successful move to demolish disused buildings and free up land has landlords crying foul.
Bridging the gap between young renters and first-time home buyers is a challenge made more difficult by corporations paying for homes in cash.
Having a live-in hermit was all the rage in 18th-century England. In recent years, some have chosen the quiet life for art's sake.
New data rounding out the 2000s shows that poverty in U.S. suburbs is only growing.
Researchers recently compiled birth and death data for famous North Americans and Europeans.
One photographer's "alternative photo guide" to the city of Sofia.
The two-tiered assistance plan has long put rural recipients at a disadvantage, and touted changes may actually enforce inequality in benefits.
A "visual sociologist" photographs dozens of small towns and their struggle to stay relevant in the 21st century.
In the middle of California's terrible drought, students boogie-boarded their way through a massive water-main break yesterday.
A new study shows the enormous effect that the EPA's brownfield remediation program has on real estate values in cities.
Those living in stand-alone homes feel just the opposite.
They prevent $7 billion in health costs every year by filtering air pollution—and they can even help with your attitude.
Why a small city like McAllen, Texas, has less total debt than Silicon Valley, but is still in worse shape.
The "poor door" controversy on Manhattan's Upper West Side is only the most outlandish example of New York's uphill battle on affordable housing.
Here comes Charlanta the Gargantua.