The city wants to steer mixed-income development to all its neighborhoods with clever tax incentives.
Pres Kabacoff clarifies the problems the city is having with accommodating its lowest-income families.
Federal housing policies didn’t just deny opportunities to black residents. They subsidized and safeguarded whites-only neighborhoods.
As the last novel in the author’s acclaimed Neapolitan series is published, a native sheds light on growing up there.
Neighborhoods don't transform only because rich people suddenly decide to move there.
More and more adults in every age category are staying or returning home. What will that mean for the future of housing?
Lawsuits threaten the city’s new inclusionary zoning laws just two months before they take effect.
Our newest series on the key forces transforming urban life in the 21st century.
The Urban Displacement Project tracks four stages of neighborhood transformation in the Bay Area.
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In the midst of a heated presidential campaign, society’s most vulnerable people have become the latest punching bag.
The HBO miniseries’ tragic final act concludes with residents moving into their new homes.
Residents of Newtok, Alaska, voted to relocate as erosion destroyed their land. That was the easy part.
A new report examines how black women living in public housing were affected by Katrina and during the recovery.
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For four years during massive rebuilding, the state imposed a moratorium on all new subsidized housing. The city is still paying the price.
A new tool compares housing, food, child care, and other household costs in 618 American metros.
How the restoration of Fats Domino’s Steinway grand piano reflects the trajectory of post-Katrina New Orleans.