Can Cities Build Their Way to Housing Equity? A New Book Suggests Not.
Sam Stein's Capital City offers a blistering and persuasive critique of how real estate dominates city planning—to the detriment of most residents.
Can Google's $1 Billion Real-Estate Pledge Put a Dent in the Bay Area's Housing Crisis?
The growth of the tech industry has put a high premium on available housing, and new construction isn't keeping up with need.
Can Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, and U.S. Cities End Exclusionary Zoning?
Most U.S. cities have a housing crisis and severe racial segregation. Will a spate of new plans work to solve both problems?
The Worsening Housing Crisis Plaguing Canada's First Nations Population
First Nations reserves residents are often forced to live in arduous conditions due to a system that prevents them from owning land or getting a mortgage.
Rent Control Passed in Oregon. Will It Work as a Housing-Crisis Solution Nationwide?
If rent-control measures pass in all of the states and cities where they're currently on the table, nearly a third of all renter households in the United States could secure relief.
How Foreclosures Feasted on Some Cities, Not Others
A look at foreclosures in two Southern California cities shows why some fared better than others in the housing crisis.
The New College Try
Gritty Hammond, Ind., and 80 other cities in decline have a novel approach to economic development: They're attracting new residents by offering to pay for their children to attend college. But is a promise to pay tuition a growth strategy — or welfare for the middle class?