Compared to Toronto and Vancouver, Montreal’s real estate market looks enviable—but its rents are shaped by factors other cities can’t replicate.
San Jose and Baltimore are considering bills to prevent landlords from rejecting tenants based on whether they are receiving federal housing aid. Why is that necessary?
A new study finds that as the rich move back to superstar cities' urban cores to gain access to unique amenities they drive low-income people out.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament, but the stakes in Britain’s Brexit dilemma have only gone up.
They can be a threat to public health, and a poor solution to larger environmental problems.
A new tool by the Urban Institute maps the geography of car loan debt and delinquency.
Many of these schools are improving, but the persistent stigma against them contributes to segregation.
Uber says it’s committed to better serving wheelchair users, but accessibility advocates say the ride-hailing industry has been reluctant to make progress.
A new Good Jobs First study shows that corporate tax incentives—like those given for Amazon HQ2—have diverted at least $1.8 billion from public schools.
As Governor Scott Walker and other GOP lawmakers exit office, they're leaving behind a bill that seeks to stigmatize food aid, a political scientist says.
With “America’s Playground,” artist Derrick Adams evokes the damage caused by Interstate 95 as planners routed it through Miami’s Overtown neighborhood.
The 33-year-old GM Detroit-Hamtramck plant was renovated less than five years ago. But now that it’s shutting down, some residents are hoping to right a wrong.
“These people responsible for this are worse than the communists in Poland,” one local said when General Motors razed the neighborhood in the early 1980s.
A new report analyzes the complicated labor market impact of a radical proposal that’s gaining traction on the left.
Church Street Park is a small downtown space known to draw people experiencing homelessness. Now it’s slated to be replaced with a condo tower.
Critics say the massive homes are code-dodging rentals. Others say space for extended-family home-share is necessary to manage the high home prices in Hawaii.
The ambitious Minneapolis 2040 plan will encourage more dense housing development in single-family neighborhoods.
The state’s lawmakers are getting serious about removing the most serious roadblock to building new affordable housing.
It’s not just public transit: The Grand Duchy’s progressive new government also raised the minimum wage and gave everyone two extra days off.
Amazon has said each HQ2 site will result in 25,000 jobs. Will the working-class benefit? Will Amazon train locals for future employment?
A new report shows that by investing in representation for low-income tenants facing eviction, the city could save more than $45 million.