New rules limiting busking have not gone over well at all with the city's struggling arts community.
An uneven geography of disappearing wealth.
From one metropolitan area to the next.
Unless Washington gets in the way.
Some good and bad news from a new report on the state of the nation's housing.
The average single-family house built in 2012 was 2,505 square feet in size, just shy of the all-time high.
Evidence debunking the "wealth effect."
More than a quarter of America's working renter households now spend a majority of their income on rent.
A silver lining.
Tramlines! Bike paths! Trees! The plans could turn an area of shabby charisma into one of real, walkable charm.
Young Americans have been offloading debt at a much higher rate than older generations.
You don't need any statistics to fully grasp the depth of the economic crisis. You only need to know about the smoke.
So far there are only three of them in the U.S. The rest of us are still working on it.
High-poverty areas lost a staggering 91 percent of their absolute wealth during the crisis.
It all comes down to two words: household formation.
After a Great Recession slump, the number of new households is ticking up.
Despite the crisis, the U.S. finance industry has grown since 2008.
We need more mortgage lenders. 75 percent of the biggest home lenders in 2006 no longer exist.
Since the start of the economic crisis, creative class workers have fared substantially better than others.
It's become the go-to site for hosts and guests who are desperate and underemployed. But that could change quickly.