The Winners and Losers of Atlanta’s Transformation
The city has reinvented itself in many ways, but its residents are not reaping those benefits equally.
Mapped: Chicago's Shrinking Middle Class
In 1970, half of the city's census tracts were middle-income. Now, only 16 percent of them remain so. Polarization between the well-off and the poor essentially splits the city in two.
President Macron Acquiesces to Yellow Vests' Demands on Fuel Tax Hike
Despite statements to the contrary just a week ago, Macron reversed position and caved to the demonstrators' demands that upcoming fuel tax hikes be suspended.
New Research Shows Toronto Highly Segregated Along Race and Class Lines
A closer look at the numbers reveals stark divides among Toronto neighborhoods.
City's Opposition to BART TOD Bill Factors into City Manager's Retirement
Steven Falk, city manager for 22 years of the East Bay enclave of Lafayette, expressed frustration with the city's resistance to infill development, calling it incompatible with addressing "the most significant challenges of our time."
Donut County: A Villainous Raccoon, a Hole in the Ground, and the Effects of Gentrification
In a new video game, the player is a no-good raccoon wreaking havoc on the world around him.
Older People Have All the Wealth
"And you know why they made the new twenties? Cause I got all the old ones."
Hispanic Families Left Behind in the Central Texas Boom
A new report shows the need for Central Texas counties and cities to invest in their Latino populations.
Examining the Income Inequality of Cities and Metro Areas
A rising tide doesn't necessarily lift all boats—even in a time of (mostly) decreasing income inequality at the city level.
Alternative Transportation Pays Dividends for Income Equality in Midsized Cities
A new study finds a connection between multimodality and income inequality in midsized cities.
Nine Charts That Explain Wealth Inequality
Any way you slice it: the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer.
Sunbelt Blues: Overlapping Poverty and Inequality
Poverty and inequality are bad things, but what happens when they coincide? A new study points to a startling increase in the number of U.S. counties suffering from both problems.
Revealed: Inequality And Urban Flight Were Products Of The Federal Government.
If you believe sprawl just magically happened, here's something that visually suggests otherwise.
Advocates to Harvard: We Don't Need Another Study
After receiving a large grant to study poverty and income inequality, the Hutchins Center of African and African-American Studies finds itself having to justify the need to study the problems, rather than spending that money on programs or services.
San Francisco's Anti-Homeless Camping Proposition Has Tech Billionaires' Backing
San Francisco's Proposition Q, up for vote this November, would place additional limits on homeless camping in the city.
Infographic: Incomes Along Los Angeles Metro Lines
As Los Angeles weighs the merits of more major funding for Metro Rail projects, the current slate of new routes is already coming online. This graphic depicts median household incomes along existing and future rail lines.
Houston's Lower-Income and Minority Communities Face Lack of Access to Medical Care
Maps showing the concentration of medical facilities in Houston, shows a greater density in higher-income areas.
Rising Rents Leaving the Middle Class Behind
A Harvard study has found that those making $45,000 per year are struggling to meet the increasing cost of rent in cities across the country.
Reducing the Mortgage Interest Deduction Could Be a Bipartisan Victory
The Washington Post Editorial Board calls for reform of the mortgage interest tax deduction.
The Nation's Most Equal (and Unequal) Cities
In the United States, urban wealth and poverty are often quite segregated. But they can also be next-door neighbors. This article looks at cities with the highest and lowest levels of income inequality.
Tufts University Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning
City of Grand Forks, North Dakota
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
City of Birmingham, Alabama
City of Laramie, Wyoming
Colorado Department of Local Affairs
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