The lead architect of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, among many other important cultural buildings, has died at 66.
The Democratic presidential candidate wants to fight suburban blight by repurposing dying retail centers.
Among Democratic candidates for president, the politics of America’s housing affordability crisis are getting complicated. Just wait until Trump barges in.
The state will boast the “strongest tenant protections in history.” But critics in the real estate industry warn that the bill could backfire.
Over the last five years, NYC Parks has very gradually introduced a new brand identity, including streamlined signs visible at most parks today.
A 2020 Census that favors white and Republican-leaning districts—and undercounts younger, lower income, and black and Hispanic residents—seems ever more likely.
Three unnamed cities are on a shortlist to score a philanthropic windfall from the Wells Fargo Foundation, the scandal-plagued megabank’s charitable arm.
A monthly tax credit for low-income renters and a “baby bond” program to help first-time homebuyers are part of the presidential hopeful’s list of proposals.
A new proposal for a Universal Earned Income Tax Credit could unlock the poverty-fighting powers of no-strings-attached money.
New research shows that disparities in housing contribute to disparities in one of the most common chronic diseases afflicting children.
Thanks to a recent Supreme Court ruling, more and more companies are using forced arbitration to undermine state and local labor laws.
Residential “upzoning” policies being adopted from Minneapolis to Seattle were once politically out of the question. Now they’re just politically fraught.
The city has converted a cultural gem entrusted to the entire city into an exclusive outlet that serves only the few.
By 2030, the city’s large buildings must cut their carbon emissions by 40 percent. Here’s how that can happen.
In oral arguments, conservative justices asked about data science, while liberals asked what the citizenship question was really for.
A proposal by Ben Carson’s agency would eject immigrant families from public housing to make way for the "most vulnerable." Housing advocates aren't buying it.
Two UX designers are making art based on a shared frustration: Government tech ideas that don’t incorporate people into the process.
Flames consumed the roof and spire of the 13th-century cathedral in Paris. The good news: Gothic architecture is built to handle this kind of disaster.
Expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit to include people without kids or traditional jobs would be a powerful poverty-fighting tool, says a growing coalition of Democrats.
Manhattan’s new luxury mega-project was partially bankrolled by an investor visa program called EB-5, which was meant to help poverty-stricken areas.