Cities with “cheap” housing aren’t cheap if wages are relatively low.
“Harbour City,” according to the famed urbanist, was to be “the most important advance in city planning” of the 20th century.
Earlier this month, President Obama held up the city as model for bringing solar power to low-income families. He might have spoken a bit too soon.
The city’s devastating affordability crisis has an unlikely villain—its famed progressive politics.
The city is already facing a massive affordability crisis. To grow smart, its leaders must radically change their philosophies—now.
A striking new map shows how districts’ property-tax funding system enforces divides between rich and poor.
One unit’s roof serves as another unit's garden.
A stressful but critical step in the journey for many Syrians and Iraqis on their way north through Europe.
Refusing to build new housing won’t save the Mission. It’s a strategy that has already failed the city.
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The city, long divided into black and white neighborhoods, is asking affluent counties to pitch in.
The Indy Rezone plan gives breaks to buildings that provide bike, car-share, or bus access.
Some planners are calling for a shift away from rigid, conventional approaches toward more complex, flexible ones.
The zoning arguments and policies that will win over liberal white homeowners won’t mention race or class directly. But they will restrict the density that makes sense for affordable housing.
New York City’s privately run, publicly funded shelters leave the homeless in squalor.
Fifty years ago, the iconic corn-cob-shaped cement towers were a symbol of optimism for the city. Today, they are close to being designated historic landmarks.
Tough new ordinances seek to seize the property of homeless people across the city. And there's likely more to come.