A new Urban Institute study examined low-income housing in Alexandria, Virginia, to look for new answers to an age-old question.
The preservation campaign stalled for years over difficulties in documenting Underground Railroad ties that were clandestine by design.
To tackle barriers to capital for Black businesses, an Oakland project is trying a new strategy: Monthly cash payments, no strings attached.
If Joe Biden hopes to enact an ambitious recovery agenda modeled on the New Deal, he must confront its racist legacy.
The grandiose buildings were originally inhabited by European aristocracy, but their central courtyards later turned into spaces for communal living.
The ironclad homes of Iceland's capital city may be unorthodox, but the innovative buildings have kept residents warm and dry for more than century.
Athens polikatoikias — concrete apartments with tiered balconies — were built quickly to create affordable housing, but their design has stood the test of time.
Singapore’s affordable housing program worked so well that some of its subsidized apartments now resell for more than $700,000.
Built to beat the heat, these distinctive elongated homes are a fixture of the Crescent City, and beyond.