The suburbs might be growing faster right now, but don’t be glum about the prospects for urban growth and revitalization.
The White House proposes cuts to HUD that top 13 percent. Among the victims: the National Housing Trust Fund, a resource devoted exclusively to America’s most vulnerable households.
The city’s cultural community supported the movement to legalize recreational cannabis—but now artists are competing with “ganjapreneurs” for cheap industrial space.
Local efforts and federal laws are softening the macho culture and opening up new avenues for cops to ask for help.
Ken Ashton’s photos from Portsmouth, Ohio, compiled after years of cycling there from Columbus, document a community left behind by time.
A morning roundup of the day’s news.
The seven Democratic candidates competing in Tuesday’s primary have big goals for the city’s justice system. But there’s no telling if they’ll be able to succeed where others have failed.
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?
Four criminal justice experts weigh in on what the attorney general is saying in his memo on federal drug sentencing.
A new report finds that the global insurance companies underwriting bonds are reaping their rewards while shouldering virtually none of their risk.
An early ‘60s film captures the allure of the Soviet-style apartment living. More than 50 years later, these same housing complexes are facing deterioration and demolition.
The street gang that stalks the suburbs of Long Island has become a focus of President Trump’s efforts to link immigration and crime.
A working-class neighborhood in Rome is being transformed by a tide of newcomers seeking grit, guts, and authenticity. But there’s a twist.
CityLab is shopping for real estate in made-up places.
An NPR and PBS investigation puts two housing assistance programs under the microscope—and finds fraud, discrimination, and wasted taxpayer dollars.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s new list of the most endangered places in the U.S. looks back at 30 years of going to bat for buildings in need.
As the White House prepares a massive infrastructure plan, experts weigh in on how they would spend that money to repair the country’s decrepit transportation and water systems.
Over 100 bills aim to fix the state’s severe housing crisis, including many that would crack down on developers and communities that aren’t doing their part.