Inherited racial disadvantage, more than poverty, explains why generations of African Americans have not reached economic parity with whites.
A historically black D.C. neighborhood markets its diversity to lure Millennials. But what happens when the new arrivals never interact with the longtime residents?
An NPR and PBS investigation puts two housing assistance programs under the microscope—and finds fraud, discrimination, and wasted taxpayer dollars.
To defend its executive order, the Trump administration favorably cited a 1970 Supreme Court case that supported separation of races in a swimming pool in Mississippi.
For black children in subsidized housing, their neighborhoods remain starkly separate and unequal.
In many towns in the rural South, new prison construction represents critical jobs and growth. But not everyone wins.
This is a problem that transcends the rural-urban divide.
A federal court blocks Trump’s January executive order seeking to punish jurisdictions that divorce local policing from federal immigration enforcement.
How the most diverse subway line in America forges a shared urban identity, according to a new book.
Expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit would help low- and middle-income taxpayers, regardless of their geography or political beliefs.
“It's expensive to live in desirable places.”
A new Urban Institute report corrects the record on the benefits and flaws of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.
But the "new era" of draconian enforcement that Jeff Sessions just announced is based on faulty assumptions about criminality and immigration.
“I don’t want to presume that I'm bringing cultural equity that didn’t exist before,” says Joeonna Bellorado-Samuels, the curator of We Buy Gold.
A new data project aims to help people understand one of the country’s most complex and enduring challenges.
In communities across the U.S., zoning laws are being used to obstruct the construction of new mosques and Islamic centers.
When it comes to housing access, New York City is an especially hard place to live for trans and gender non-conforming people.
The city has long depended on an influx of immigrants, but they’ve stopped moving there—and the ones who already live there often can’t stay.