The former deputy mayor of economic development describes the policy discussions that led to rezoning 40% of the city during a period of dramatic growth.
Communities and spontaneous volunteers are the real first line of response in the wake of natural disasters.
In her new book, the singer-songwriter identifies her own recipe what makes a strong community.
Following the tragedy, Houston will have the opportunity to reinvent itself as a more resilient, sustainable, and economically vibrant city.
Our nation’s future depends on our ability to provide the largest segment of our labor force with stable, family-supporting work.
A new study explores the reasons why some people are coming home.
Research identifies seven pathways of urban change. The most common one is very little change at all.
When inequality goes up, so, too, does the rent burden—especially for the lowest income residents.
A new study shows just how much growing up in a violent neighborhood can harm an individual’s economic prospects later in life.
It’s not just the tech industry that’s responsible for America’s stratifying cities.
A new study tells the story of craft beer’s astonishing rise and geographic clustering.
Despite a public focus on vacant luxury condos, more than half of foreign buyers actually live in the U.S.
Research and Development labs are even more geographically clustered than venture capital or startups
The suburbs generate more patents, but cities generate more unconventional innovations, a recent study finds.
To see where jobs have expanded the most, look outside the U.S.
Richard Florida talks to the former president about housing, Habitat for Humanity, and how government assistance enabled their current success.
But artists are being pushed out of some of the city’s long-standing creative neighborhoods.
The minimum wage is way too low in most places, but a bit too high in a few
Cities are falling back into some bad housing policy habits. We’ve learned this lesson before.
Urban counties in the United States were more likely to enter the Great Recession earlier when they had a larger gap between the rich and the poor.
A look at land-use zoning in Chicago suggests you have to be a bit more specific.