Students at BYU’s LawX Lab are building software that can help imperiled tenants get automated legal assistance, fast.
The HUD secretary's new attempt to roll back an Obama-era fair-housing rule has him wading into battle against exclusionary zoning.
In cities nationwide, home prices are at or above their pre-recession levels. But it’s no bubble.
A report about city-owned streets named after the Confederacy has sparked a broader (and misleading) conversation about Austin’s history.
A new simulation may shed light on the living preferences of the largest generation in American history.
How do you make light of something that isn’t funny anymore?
Why national security experts want some answers as the Census Bureau prepares for its first electronic count in 2020.
Federal spending on America’s children is heading down, and the drop in funding could be dramatic.
A proposal to ramp up security at the National Zoo would undermine a historic design that weaves nature into the lives of Washingtonians.
“Fun House,” an installation by Snarkitecture at the National Building Museum, shows that the craze for crowd-friendly museum spectacles is still going strong.
These high schoolers take their local government very seriously.
The Supreme Court’s swing vote on the 2015 “disparate impact” case shored up the Fair Housing Act.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s latest list of America’s most endangered historic places includes four Vermont towns set to host a vast micro-housing development based of the visions of Joseph Smith.
Unlike other war memorials in D.C., the National Native American Veterans Memorial does not highlight a specific conflict, but rather an entire people.
A sweeping plan to reform the federal government could be considered an effort to undo the New Deal with a single org chart.
The housing agency plans to revisit its rule regarding “disparate impact,” a legal doctrine that prohibits discrimination that happens because of a policy whose language is otherwise neutral.
Support for the controversial ballot measure, which will raise the minimum wage on tipped employees, fell on familiar race and class lines.
The District’s voters will decide Initiative 77, which would raise the minimum wage on tipped employees. Why don’t workers support it?
Director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s new VR film recreates the experience of crossing the U.S. border.
It’s time to crack down on single-use plastic drinking utensils, the world’s most disposable product.
Without watchdogs, government costs go up, according to new research.