The 33-year-old GM Detroit-Hamtramck plant was renovated less than five years ago. But now that it’s shutting down, some residents are hoping to right a wrong.
“These people responsible for this are worse than the communists in Poland,” one local said when General Motors razed the neighborhood in the early 1980s.
A new report analyzes the complicated labor market impact of a radical proposal that’s gaining traction on the left.
Church Street Park is a small downtown space known to draw people experiencing homelessness. Now it’s slated to be replaced with a condo tower.
Critics say the massive homes are code-dodging rentals. Others say space for extended-family home-share is necessary to manage the high home prices in Hawaii.
The ambitious Minneapolis 2040 plan will encourage more dense housing development in single-family neighborhoods.
The state’s lawmakers are getting serious about removing the most serious roadblock to building new affordable housing.
It’s not just public transit: The Grand Duchy’s progressive new government also raised the minimum wage and gave everyone two extra days off.
Amazon has said each HQ2 site will result in 25,000 jobs. Will the working-class benefit? Will Amazon train locals for future employment?
A new report shows that by investing in representation for low-income tenants facing eviction, the city could save more than $45 million.
Automated license plate readers are collecting and sharing tons of data across state lines, according to records from nearly 200 police departments nationwide.
It’s not just hate crimes. Muslim women in Dearborn, Michigan, say they face subtle and non-subtle discrimination while going about their daily activities.
Facing deteriorating conditions in shelters, 6,000 Central American migrants and asylum seekers are stuck in Tijuana, and city leaders are getting frustrated.
The Mexican metropolis is a city of vast inequality, and access to water reflects that.
Prime Minister Édouard Philippe announced the government will cancel plans to increase fuel taxes—but the energy powering the protests likely won’t disappear.
A first-of-its kind study suggests that Medicaid expansion under the ACA boosts financial outcomes—and keeps people from losing their homes.
Despite their fearsome reputation, a new study finds most low-income housing projects aren't magnets for crime. What makes some more dangerous?
There’s a connection between the militarization at the border and urban policing in American cities like Ferguson, Chicago, and Baltimore.
We want to hear about getting around car-free in your city.
In some cities black homebuyers did better than whites, Latinos, and Asians in recent years. The problem is that there aren’t enough of them.
The city’s bill is the most expansive effort yet to tame on-call scheduling, and the unpredictability it adds to workers’ lives.