Urban Affairs

Still Unequal, Less Separate

A recent paper found that Americans are highly segregated by income. A new paper finds the opposite is true for race.

Rust Belt Revival: The New Mayor of Gary Talks Economic Development

Taking the helm of the downtrodden city, Karen Freeman-Wilson has ambitious plans. And major hurdles.

flickr -Merce-

Figuring Out If It Matters

Researchers take an in-depth look into Chicago's After School Matters.

To Divert or Not To Divert: The Impact of TIFs on Chicago Public Schools

TIFs don't exactly steal money from Chicago schools. But schools would probably have more money without them.

Protesters and Pepper Spray

Police action is quieting the public square.

Shock Therapy for the Homeowner

High gas prices popped the housing bubble.

Spacing Out: Geographic Boundary Setting by Drug Treatment Courts

Should drug treatment courts subscribe to that age-old adage "out of sight, out of mind"?

The Inner City Boom Goes Bust

The Inner City Boom Goes Bust

Downtowns aren't dead. They just don't have any capital.

Missing the Middle

The nation's neighborhoods increasingly segregate by income.

Cities Insecure: Urban Poor in Times of Rising Food Prices

The pricey downside of life in the city.

1 2 3