To Fix Housing Aid, HUD Wants Work Requirements and Rent Hikes

A new bill is aimed at reducing long waits for federal assistance and increasing “self-sufficiency.”

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Can Detroit's Suburbs Survive a Downtown Revival?

The city is experiencing a sustained real estate boom, poaching employers—even pro sports teams—from surrounding municipalities. Places like Southfield, Pontiac, and Dearborn will have to find ways to keep up.

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What Would a More Ethical City Look Like?

Being a city dweller in an increasingly urbanized world will mean learning how to share space with very different people, says planner and urban scholar Richard Sennett.

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