On Election Day, voters in Michigan, Utah, Missouri, and Colorado will decide if independent commissions—not lawmakers—should draw their states’ political districts.
Assassination attempts via letters and packages are nothing new, and their victims are almost always postal workers.
Community members in the city's Mount Pleasant neighborhood organized a punk-rock benefit to support a local grocer and stop a rumored CVS takeover.
The federal agency just launched a feel-good photoblog called "Humans of HUD." Just what are these portraits of real-life housing aid recipients telling us?
Closing the sidewalk in front of the President’s home would mean demolishing the country’s most vital public forum—and another norm shattered by the Trump administration.
Residents in some small, nearly all-white towns in Southeast Texas are slated to reap far more recovery funds than those in larger cities nearby with large minority populations.
Also: The Obama Library after Rahm Emanuel, and a look into the Museum of Broken Windows.
Local regulations—and the NIMBY sentiments behind them—are a big driver of costs of low-income housing developers. Why don’t we know exactly how much?
A Trump administration scheme to update the Community Reinvestment Act has civil rights watchdogs worried.
Andrew Gillum’s victory shows that there’s a path from city hall to the governor’s mansion and beyond.
Another question: Will it ever start?
Students at BYU’s LawX Lab and the University of Arizona 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.