How Cities Across the U.S. Are Using Philanthropy to Combat Inequality
All over the country low-income citizens are struggling to attain more economic mobility. A new program funded by two large foundations is working to address that.
Subsidies Meant for Low-Income Communities Are Paying for Luxury Developments
Tax increment financing, originally meant to spur development of "blighted" neighborhoods, is now being redistributed upwards.
Amazon Headquarters Left New York, but Will Other Developers?
In Sunset Park, Brooklyn, residents are challenging a new development, charging it won't create jobs for those who currently live in the neighborhood.
Noise Pollution Isn't Just a Problem for Urban Areas
It's noticeable even in more remote areas where manmade disturbances are supposed to be kept to a minimum.
Are the Feds Finally Doing Something About Housing Discrimination?
After decades of inaction, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has begun to move against two localities for allegedly violating the Fair Housing Act.