As young community leaders take office and a progressive power base grows, machine politics is losing its grip on the Big Apple.
Private equity firms are laying the foundation for the next financial crash in the rubble of the last one—and it’s already cost one child her life.
The New York real estate market has become a private equity playground, and the result has been a disaster for tenants and the market alike.
In Richmond, California, home prices plummeted 58 percent since their peak. Now the city is trying out a new way to help homeowners refinance—and halt the slide into foreclosure.
An already-bleak housing and homelessness situation is about to get a lot worse.
It seems unbelievable, but land dedicated to the VA for housing veterans has been denied to them—and LA has more homeless vets than any city in America.
Life on San Francisco’s streets for women over 50 is filled with hardships, small and large.
For Yolanda Andrews, losing her house would mean losing everything. That's why she's standing up to predatory banking.
If there was ever a response to Mitt Romney’s smug RNC laugh line about climate change—or to Obama’s failure to address it—Hurricane Sandy delivered.
Just after its six-month anniversary, the last occupation in New England was evicted. Freed from maintaining camp life, will the occupiers' momentum return?