"It's a bit like searching for bargains in a leftovers' sale," but the payoff can be big.
Denver's Urban Land Conservancy aims to put transit-oriented development to work for the greater good.
William Powers, author of New Slow City, rebels against America's obsession with stuff, long work hours, and quick fixes.
A new Manhattan development is geared towards rich, "creative" people who want all the glamor of the wretched 19th century, but also really nice hardwood floors.
A new study reveals race plays a surprisingly major role in the number of deaths that income inequality contributes to.
Remnants of a final wave of federal land grants, hundreds of 1950s "jackrabbit homesteads" still haunt a distant corner of the Mojave desert.
Tracking communication patterns can help city planners improve digital and other infrastructure by revealing the behaviors of residents.
A church and an interfaith housing group got Edina, Minnesota, to back a new project for at-risk youth—although a few holdouts remain.
R2D2 gives the city's homeless just a sleeping bag and a communal tent for the night. The homeless run it, too—allowing others to survive on the streets on their own terms.
Welcome to "The Jungle," where casualties of Silicon Valley's last tech boom now find themselves struggling to survive.
These are homes for the kid in all of us—and grown-ups looking at housing from different vantage point.
Due to an enduring credit crunch, house-flipping has reached its lowest level in 5 years—but the practice is more profitable than ever.
As in, what happens if there is no near-term solution to San Francisco's housing crisis?
The paradox of the American Dream: The best cities to get ahead are often the most expensive places to live, and the most affordable places to live can be the worst cities to get ahead.
Margaret Thatcher's legacy can still be felt in today's "revenge evictions" controversy.
Four households around the world reveal unique yet familiar domestic experiences in an immersive new app.
By making it a crime to feed the homeless, cities just hide the problem—and punish both those making an immediate impact and those who have already borne the brunt of a broken system.
But it's the middle class, not the poor who may pay the biggest price.