The wealth of black families lags far behind whites, and housing markets play a key role.
A new book tracks how a Charlotte, North Carolina, high school went from an integration success story to the city’s most isolated and impoverished school.
The city vows to revoke the ride-hailing giant’s license, citing public safety concerns. But the legal battle may be only starting.
The controversial bill establishes a mandatory minimum penalty for illegal firearm possession.
A morning roundup of the day’s news.
A Pew report shows that nearly a third of white Americans under the age of 30 have “cold” feelings for the police. Recent court rulings and decisions made by the Trump administration this year might help explain why.
Corporations like Google and Amazon reap the spoils of winner-take-all urbanism. Here’s how they can also bear greater responsibility.
Business boosters believe connectivity is the key to spurring new businesses. But can that model work in chronically disinvested communities?
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.”