Social / Demographics

According to Brookings, this research is intended to inform local debates over the minimum wage. Drawing on Census data, the report finds that astronomical income gains are still concentrated among the biggest cities.
20 hours ago   Brookings
There is increased call for inclusion and diversity in architecture. This London exhibition profiles five female architects and urban designers at the forefront of their profession.
Mar 9, 2015   The Guardian Cities
A new study by researchers at the University of Minnesota identifies the consequences of Twin Cities affordable housing policy: deepening racial and economic segregation.
Mar 7, 2015   MinnPost
Be a citizen, not just a consumer.
Mar 5, 2015   PlaceShakers
The Brookings Institution has been using new media formats to illustrate the striking demographic changes sweeping the country.
Mar 3, 2015   Brookings
The recent glut of luxury development, gentrification, and high rents has been frequently condemned. But what factors affecting affordability might that discussion miss?
Mar 2, 2015   New York YIMBY
Data from Washington D.C. shows how the demographics of eastern neighborhoods have shifted heavily toward childless singles over the past decade.
Mar 1, 2015   District Measured
A newly released report shows the demographic transformation of American cities spatially from 1990 to 2012 by charting their neighborhoods based on distance to the center of the city.
Feb 27, 2015   University of Virginia Center for Public Service
Housing supply is offering up something that looks very different than what today's households want to buy.
Feb 25, 2015   PlaceShakers
In some places in the United States, mostly in Florida, some suburban cities have become the big kids on the block.
Feb 24, 2015   Panethos
Minneapolis combines prosperity with plentiful affordable housing, an increasing rarity. Geographical factors play a role, but longstanding "fiscal equalization" policies may make the difference.
Feb 23, 2015   The Atlantic