As incomes fall across the nation, even better-off areas like Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, are faltering.
Conservative policymakers urge those in need to get work. But for those without driver’s licenses—who are by and large people of color—that’s not such an easy task.
As young people increasingly move to cities, what happens to the people and places they leave behind?
Does this type of tax-subsidized apartment perpetuate segregation?
The city is facing a housing crisis, but despite its progressive reputation, it’s done little to ensure affordability for longtime residents.
Nearly 60 years after the integration of Central High, the city’s schools are still divided by race.
Researchers tracked hundreds of students in Baltimore to find out what top achievers had that others didn’t.
Physically expanding roads doesn't cure congestion. So why are places like Arkansas spending millions to do just that?
Low-income residents bought cheap land outside of border cities decades ago. But the promised infrastructure never came.
California’s population growth enables it to build top-of-the-line infrastructure—something that isn’t possible for Rust Belt cities.
If San Jose can’t afford its basic public services, what city can?
San Jose, in the heart of Silicon Valley, used to be one of the best places in the U.S. for kids to experience a Horatio Alger, rags-to-riches life. Is it still?
For women at the border, where to give birth is a matter of enormous consequence. A birthing-center industry has flourished as a result.
In some Southwestern cities, the dream of increased walkability may have limits.
Thousands of people in the El Paso-Ciudad Juarez region live a binational existence. It’s not easy.
Labor unrest is spreading through the factories on the border, where people say they deserve more than $6 a day.
Programs like FUSE can help people who have cycled through jail and emergency rooms get off the streets for good.
In one Harlem apartment building, unlikely neighbors are building a community.
A March state-level Supreme Court ruling requires many municipalities to build hundreds of apartments. In some towns, opposition is getting nasty.
Residents in some public-housing units in Worcester, Massachusetts, must now get a job or go back to school. If they don’t, they’ll be evicted.