A school at the University of Chicago is opening itself up to the South Side through public policy and architecture, with help from Theaster Gates.
A study of demographic changes in Philadelphia neighborhoods finds that an influx of more-affluent newcomers can erode community ties—or strengthen them.
A significant chunk of Americans spend more than half their incomes on rent or home mortgage payments. Here’s the data on the severely housing-burdened.
A group called Safe Embarcadero turned to crowdfunding to help bankroll a legal fight against Mayor London Breed's planned navigation center for homeless residents. Then came the counterattack.
The racially discriminatory IRS audits revealed in a new report are yet another way of depleting and plundering the wealth of southern black families.
America’s growing geographic divide derives from economic inequality, especially the tremendous gains of the 1 percent.
A new vacation rental law aims to ease the strain of tourism in central Madrid and spread the industry’s benefits to other parts of the city.
As California’s governor tackles a state-wide housing crisis, he’s looking to cities like San Jose to invest in a smorgasbord of potential solutions.
They are in cities like New York; Seattle; and Duluth, Minnesota. Across the United States people are “birdwatching while black.”
An effort to restore one of the last remaining Negro League ballparks uncovers a hidden history of America’s pastime.
In his new book Capital City, Samuel Stein contends that real-estate interests have co-opted urban planning and made planners complicit in gentrification.
Here’s how immigration enforcement changes when a whole state tries to become a sanctuary.
The charges levied by Ben Carson outline powerful Facebook advertising tools that enable allegedly sweeping violations of the Fair Housing Act.
City public school kids receive less money than rural or suburban ones. The situation is worse in districts that serve mostly children of color according to a report from EdBuild.
Former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld was acquitted for killing black teen Antwon Rose. This has ramifications for the greater Pittsburgh area.
In the cities of Northern Europe, social democracy has a sophisticated playbook that balances public and private interests.
Computer-based techniques can prove that partisan advantage isn’t an accident.
The co-working startup is hatching plans to deploy data to reimagine urban problems. In the past, it has profiled neighborhoods based on class indicators.
The San Pedro Creek Culture Park stands to be a transformative project for nearby neighborhoods. To fight displacement, the city is creating a risk mitigation fund.
Second Amendment sanctuary counties are coming to liberal states, like New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington.