Private firms like SpaceX and Bigelow Aerospace, along with a growing number of national space agencies, are eyeing a manned return to the moon, with an emphasis on settlement rather than exploration.
Sam Stein's Capital City offers a blistering and persuasive critique of how real estate dominates city planning—to the detriment of most residents.
Previously unreleased data shows private equity's stranglehold over New York City housing, and its practice of wide-scale eviction.
Some real estate speculators are already putting bets on the fact that housing prices in the winning city will inflate fast.
A ruined view following a wildfire affects property values, but only because it's a painful reminder of risk, economists find.
On the coastlines of America, many home buyers are ignoring the new realities of storms and floods—and, in too many cases, the government isn't helping.
Soaring commercial real estate prices are a sign of a thriving pot industry in Denver—but low-income communities of color are taking a disproportionate property-tax hit.
Through shifting control of land use policy from local to regional governments, SB 827 wants to reduce the Golden State's cost of housing.
As real estate building increases across the world, so too does the illegal extract of sand, which results in serious environmental impacts.
In her new book, journalist Jessica Bruder argues that, in post-2008 America, the nostalgic vision of RVs and other "wheel estate" is incomplete.
Tenants allege that a property management firm controlled by Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner's real-estate company has unjustly charged them fees and threatened eviction to make them pay up.
These transactions illustrate the unique advantages that real estate developers like Trump have when passing down valuable assets between generations.
The protections stem from when Rudy Giuliani, together with the real-estate industry, maneuvered behind the scenes in 1995 to exempt downtown Manhattan apartments from rent stabilization rules.
A metro only exists for those who can afford to commute.
Pittsburgh is the best place in the United States to flip property. What explains the real estate boom?
Rent control has long been criticized by economists, but the list of theoretical harms often aren't observable in reality. With a lack of serious public housing funding, the policy may be one of the best, and cheapest, ways to protect low-income families.
A graduate student is giving French economist Thomas Piketty a run for his money while re-imagining the worst culprit of inequality.
An unusual lawsuit against M&T Bank draws on secret videotapes and recordings to argue that the bank’s loan officers discriminated against blacks, Latinos, and Asians who applied for mortgages.