As a horrified nation sees millions evicted, community organizations--and at least one lawmaker--advise them to hold their ground.
With Americans facing foreclosures and banks using bailout money to pay themselves, community organizing has proved to be the best defense for homeowners.
A tenant protest compels Cook County's Tom Dart to suspend foreclosure evictions.
Across the border from San Diego in Tijuana, a spontaneous urban space is taking shape off the radar of city planners, as an affluent city sheds its aging houses and its pieces are reassembled into creative dwellings for the poor.
The greenest way to lift the country out of a deepening recession is to put people to work building mass transit.
Nation contributor A.C. Thompson discusses vigilante violence in New Orleans in the days after the Hurricane Katrina.
Patrick Markee and Lizzie Ratner report from a New York intake clinic for homeless families in the Bronx.
With homeless rates at record highs, America needs a bold new housing policy.
A biography of Robert Clifton Weaver traces the life and times of an often misunderstood urban reformer.
Rep. John Conyers expressed concern and a California activist group called for investigations of vigilante violence in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.