Lincoln Heights, Ohio, once had the potential to become a thriving community, but today it’s in crisis. This is no accident.
During the recession, some families made a tough choice: lose a home but protect other finances.
Can a company succeed if no one is in charge?
Gentrification is pushing long-term residents out of urban neighborhoods. Can collective land ownership keep prices down permanently?
Section 8 was intended to help people escape poverty, but instead it’s trapping them in it.
According to a new poll, younger workers do in fact care less about money and more about fulfillment.
Yet another consequence of gentrification.
Such jobs may offer flexibility and other benefits, but traditional legal protections for workers aren't part of the package.
Studies say that lower-income people do better when they live in affluent neighborhoods, but rich people don’t want them there. A few states are seeking ways around that resistance.
To be far from home in a major, diverse metropolis such as New York or Los Angeles is one thing. But those who have landed in small cities across the Midwest face a whole other sort of isolation.
Changing neighborhoods may be a class issue, but in America, that means it’s also a racial one.
The city looks to become a hub for smart building technology.
Unless the U.S. can put policies in place to support family caretakers.
Many of the city's enormous low-income residences are in need of millions and millions of dollars of repair work. Why are they still standing at all?
The era of the overeducated barista is here to stay. College graduates are still spending more and more years (and money) to get worse and worse entry-level jobs.
Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.
The nation’s crumbling infrastructure makes it hard for those living in poverty to access jobs, quality groceries, and good schools.
Instead of asking Boston’s cash-strapped public transit system to add a stop, the company simply paid for one itself.
Some cities and neighborhoods are stuck in vicious cycles of poverty while others have a proven track record of turning poorer children into economic success stories.