Uber and Lyft drivers plan to protest and picket this week. From companies, they want better wages and working conditions. From cities, they want regulations.
The landlord of a rent-stabilized apartment in Brooklyn wants to install a facial recognition security system, sparking a debate about privacy and surveillance.
Historically, local zoning codes and land-use laws have enforced segregation. Now, cities are using the same tools to enact environmental justice.
To combat the exodus of its working and middle classes, the city needs an aggressive affordable housing strategy—and fast.
Since the Great Recession, most of the nation's rural counties have struggled to recover lost jobs and retain their people.
Jakarta has 10 million people and is sinking faster than any other city in the world. But there are other factors involved in its relocation plan.
Mayor Catherine Pugh, who resigned amid a corruption probe, was obsessed with the city’s image. But Baltimore’s battered brand isn’t its most urgent problem.
Across the United States, there are fewer states gaining brainpower than draining it, according to a new report from the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee.
A new campus has a mandate to better connect the institution to the world, but its presence has left neighbors asking, “What about us?”
Apartment List research finds that housing markets are only exacerbating the gap between the rich and poor, and homeowners and renters.
A Muslim-American former state department officer analyzes a new poll and finds fertile ground for officials to engage faith groups before tragedy strikes.
A new program in Los Angeles seeks to finance and build accessory dwellings for homeowners who agree to rent them to Section 8 voucher-holders.
A ballot question before Denver voters next week would make sleeping on the streets easier.
Students in Los Angeles want 16- and 17-year olds to have the right to vote in school board elections. High school senior Tyler Okeke is leading the charge.
The Vancouver, Washington, activist is among the six 2019 winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize.
Community land trusts and housing co-ops are alternative forms of homeownership that often serve those shut out by traditional markets.
Five years after the Michigan city was hit with its public health emergency, there’s good news—and signs of an entrepreneurial resurgence—coming out of Flint.
Raising the minimum wage helps low-paid workers without damaging the broader economy, the authors of two new research papers find.
A Bjarke Ingels Group-led plan from 2015 has given way to a more “practical” design for the Lower Hill District. Concerns over true affordable housing remain.
Thanks to an '80s mania for traffic calming, the St. Louis grid is broken by hundreds of bollards and cul-de-sacs. Critics say it’s time to get rid of them.