A new analysis points to the benefits of ending the severe affordability crisis.
For buyers in hot real-estate markets, a new kind of mortgage offered by a company called Loftium might offer a way to purchase a home.
As a housing crisis afflicts Seattle, a pop-up parklet brought something rare to the city’s most vulnerable residents: a welcoming public space.
For older, inner-ring suburbs in the Northeast and Midwest, the best hope often lies in merging with the city.
The Urban Institute visualizes the havoc wreaked by the storm on first-time, minority homeowners.
The Obama Presidential Center is poised to transform Chicago’s Jackson Park, as well as its surrounding neighborhoods. But residents want a binding community benefits agreement
If cities are going to sell the farm to Amazon, then the proceeds better benefit the entire community, especially those who can easily be left behind.
A new study finds that the Midwest is heavily dependent on this “demographic lifeline.”
Because of high prices and low accessibility, poor and rural communities are the least likely to subscribe to high-speed internet.
If the post-Katrina New Orleans experience is any indication, the development of low-income housing in Houston will be a long time coming.
Former police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted of murder Friday in a highly anticipated case, exposing the continued fragility of the region three years after Michael Brown’s death.
Facepainted fans of the Insane Clown Posse are gathering on the National Mall this weekend. And they have something important to say.
“It calls into question how far ICE can go, or how far private entities can go with ICE.”
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to set students up for success after graduation. But at public schools, even the best ideas often have unintended consequences.
Poor health isn’t just a result of individual choice. A program at Washington University in St. Louis teaches first-year medical students how the city’s environment shapes well-being.
Around the country, local governments are soliciting donations for everything from dog parks to public defenders. Is this a practical response to budget cuts or a sign that publicly funded services are in trouble?
The new Census numbers are “a sign of sunshine, with some clouds.”
A new study finds that a collective action problem plagues support for settling displaced people in America.
A morning roundup of the day’s news.
On Boston’s “Methadone Mile,” the city’s opioid users cluster around a few-block-stretch, where they find some support, and a sweeping range of treatment services. They are also out of sight of the rest of the city.
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