Section 8 is supposed to help people move to areas with less poverty, but it’s worked better in some places than others.
Muckraker Steve Neavling has uncovered everything from busted rigs to broken hydrants to fragile pipes.
The tech giant’s new tool, Project Sunroof, tells you how much sun you get and how much money you could save.
The crowd of 40,000 quadrupled the expected attendance.
Journalist Lisa Belkin, whose 1999 book was adapted for the HBO series, talks about what’s changed—and what hasn’t—in Yonkers and beyond.
The HBO miniseries from The Wire creator David Simon follows an embattled city resisting efforts to build public housing.
David Simon’s HBO miniseries, premiering Sunday, looks back at a specific time and place. But the same issues are boiling over today.
A new series of maps tell the grim story of how concentrated poverty persists in the U.S.
A new study of London is the latest to find mixed evidence for the downsides of gentrification.
In a TED talk, author Rich Benjamin shares his eye-opening stay in America’s whitest communities.
The city is falling behind the county, state, and nation in terms of the recovery.
Efforts to dismantle segregation may take resources away from some of the poorest communities, where investment is most needed.
It supposedly could crank out a two-bedroom home in 24 hours.
California's drought demands an answer, but as homeownership rates drop, the question has implications for the whole country.
It includes centuries-old buildings made with mud and entire cities built on stilts.
Addressing income inequality is important, but worsening economic segregation has far more compounding effects.
After falling in the 1990s, the number of poor people living in high-poverty areas has been growing fast.
An upgrading program in Kibera has taken more than a decade, but is helping to change Africa's conversation about how to handle informal urban neighborhoods.