Common Ground helps reduce the number of people sleeping on New York City streets by opening residential buildings for the homeless and impaired.
Nonprofits have taken on the management of a number of heretofore government services, including parks, schools, and health care. Mass transit should be next.
In the aftermath of the US housing crisis, Habitat for Humanity is working to build not just affordable homes, but affordable communities.
The vast majority of neighborhoods in American cities do not "trade places." Instead, concentrated poverty and its opposite, concentrated affluence, are surprisingly persistent.
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Due to the rapid growth of its cities, China's middle class is growing—but so is its urban poor.
The public debate around climate change is no longer about science—it’s about values, culture, and ideology.
Oregon’s land-use policies have preserved farmland and led to smart urban growth.
The Barr Fellows Network is changing the way work gets done in Boston’s large and entrenched social sector.
Entrepreneurs are setting up shop in the nation's urban food deserts.